David and Eileen Benton of Pembroke announce the engagement of their daughter, Crystal, to Jake Burnett, son of Theresa and James Holmes of Republic, Mo., and Frank and Dana Burnett of Claremore, Okla.
Benton graduated from Pembroke Academy and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science from Emerson College. She is a vice president in the Washington, D.C., office of Weber Shandwick, a global public relations agency.
Burnett served as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. He is working toward a bachelor’s degree in ecological sciences at George Mason University.
A Jan. 31 wedding is planned.