Starri and Bob Nation of Covington announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Jewel Gaines, to Nicholas Lewis Bennett of Covington, son of Chuck and Gail Bennett of Conyers.

The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Salem High School. She attends DeKalb Tech and is employed with ImageRight in Conyers. Her grandparents are Bonnie Paul of Hartwell, the late Henry (Lucky) Paul, Betty Gaines of Oxford and the late B.H. Gaines.

The future groom is a 2003 graduate of Salem High School and attends Georgia College and State University. His grandparents are Tommie Lewis of Conyers and Marie Bennett of Covington.

The wedding will take place on May 10 at the Olde Town Conyers Pavilion with a reception to follow at Always Banquet Center in Milstead.