Miss Rodgers to wed Mr. Scurria on July 2

Published 12:00 am Sunday, May 22, 2011

The engagement of Stephanie Denise Rodgers to Gregory Thomas Scurria, both of Vicksburg, is announced today. Vows will be exchanged at 3 p.m. July 2, 2011, at First Presbyterian Church. A reception will follow. All relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Miss Rodgers is the daughter of Tim and Leslie Rodgers of Vicksburg. She is the granddaughter of Dewey Jr. and Mickey Rodgers and Mary H. and L. Max Reed, all of Vicksburg.

Mr. Scurria is the son of Drs. Philip and Cynthia of Vicksburg. He is the grandson of Dr. Sam and Joyce Scurria of Delhi and Hiram Skaggs of Diamondhead and the late Mary Clare Skaggs.

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The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Vicksburg High School, where she served as Section Leader in the band and was a member of the National Honor Society and Madrigal Choir.

She received an Associate of Engineering degree from Jones County Junior College, where she was a member of the Maroon Typhoon Marching Band. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Mississippi State University, where she was inducted into the James Worth Bagley College of Engineering Hall of Fame.

Miss Rodgers is a production engineer with Dow Chemical Company in Freeport, Texas.

The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of Warren Central High School, where he played football, performed in musicals and was a member of Total Sound.

He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater with a minor in political science from Louisiana State University and was a founding member of the Renegade Shakespeare Company. He received a Master of Fine Arts degree in theater pedagogy from Virginia Commonwealth University and was an adjunct professor of dramatic literature.

Mr. Scurria teaches seventh and eighth grade at Rainard School for Gifted Students in Houston, Texas.