Mr. Calvin J. McWhirter of Corpus Christi announces the engagement of his daughter, Tamra Treece McWhirter, to Stephen Mark Lopez, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eusebio Lopez of Kyle. A wedding is planned for Feb. 14, 2009 in Corpus Christi.

Stephen is a graduate of Tuloso-Midway High School and employed with Sweco in Odessa. Tamra is a graduate of Calallen High School, and currently pursuing her Associates Degree in Web/Graphic Design for The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.

They both reside in Odessa.