Sciarrillo, Jackson engaged

Andrew Jackson and Samantha Sciarrillo

Bonnie and David Jackson formerly of Pomfret and Elaine and Ray Sciarrillo of Cleveland, Ohio, announce the engagement of their children, Andrew Jackson and Samantha Sciarrillo of La Plata.

The couple met at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, while tailgating outside the stadium. The bride-to-be received a bachelor of science degree in psychology from University of Pittsburgh, and a master of arts degree and doctor of psychology degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She did her pre-doctoral internship at College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va., and post-doctoral work at Re-New Psychological Services in Washington, D.C. She has accepted a position as psychologist at University of Central Florida Counseling Center in Orlando, Fla.

The groom-to-be attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla., College of Southern Maryland, and University of Maryland. He received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from University of Maryland while participating in the co-op program with Clark School of Engineering and Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division at Patuxent River Naval Air Station. He will be employed at the Naval Support Activity in Orlando, Florida.

A February 2020 wedding is planned.