Mr. and Mrs. David Ebert of Mathis, Texas, are proud to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amanda Leigh Ebert, to William Francis McCranor III.

Amanda is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Studer, formerly of Robstown, Texas.

Amanda graduated from Calallen High School (2003), in Corpus Christi, Texas, and earned her Bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies at Texas A&M University in College Station (2007) and her Master's degree at University of Phoenix (2009). Amanda currently works for the DFW Center for Autism in Grapevine, Texas.

William (Billy), son of Mr. and Mrs. William Francis McCranor, Jr. of New Waverly, Texas, graduated from Willis High School (2003), in Willis, Texas. Billy earned his Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station (2007). While at Texas A&M University, he was a member of the Corps of Cadets in the Air Force affiliated squadron known as Talon 12. Billy currently works for Tenaska Power Services in Arlington, Texas.

The couple will be married on Saturday, October 3, 2009 in Mathis, Texas. After a honeymoon trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple will reside in Hurst, Texas.