David Palmer and James Root, both of Clermont, Fla., have announced their engagement.
David is a son of Karen Palmer, Boardman, Ohio, and David Palmer, Upland, Calif.
James is a son of Cathryn Weaver, Sharon, and James Root, Brookfield.
David earned a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Youngstown State University and a master's degree in business management from Full Sail University. He is employed by Walt Disney World.
James is studying at Seminole State College of Florida for a bachelor's of science degree in interior and business design. He works in sales management.
The couple plans to be married at 3 p.m. Oct. 29 at Hollis Garden, Lakeland, Fla.