Bobby Joe and Debi Stevens of Panama City proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney Jacqueline McAlister, to Christopher Addison Leuenberger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Leuenberger and Ms. Stephanie Ross of Graceville.

Whitney is a 2005 graduate of Port St. Joe High School and received her bachelor of science in nursing degree from the University of West Florida. She will complete her master of science in nursing with a family nurse practitioner specialty in the spring of 2014. Whitney is currently employed as an emergency department registered nurse at Gulf Coast Medical Center.

Christopher is a 2004 graduate of Graceville High School and has served in the United States military since 2005. He is currently pursuing his bachelor of science in technology management at Gulf Coast State College.

An Oct. 27,, 2012 wedding is planned in Santa Rosa Beach.