Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Smith of Sumter announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Elizabeth Smith of Sumter, to Robert James Kennedy of DeBary, Florida, son of Mr. Ed Kennedy and the late Mrs. Robin Kennedy of DeBary.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Smith of Fairfield, Connecticut, the late Mrs. Nancy Moore of Sumter, and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Payne of Sumter. She graduated from Laurence Manning Academy in 2011 and from South Carolina College of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and a Master of Public Health degree from Arnold School of Public Health, both in 2017. She is a pharmacist employed by Walmart.

The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Mr. Ed Kennedy Sr. of Paisley, Florida, and Mrs. Marylyn Stubbs of Inverness, Florida. He graduated from DeLand High School in 2008 and from the University of Florida in 2012 with a degree in Business Administration with focus in Marketing. He is employed by Prism Medical Products.

The wedding is planned for April 12, 2019, in Charleston.

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The couple is registered at Bed Bath and Beyond, www.bedbathandbeyond; Target,; and Amazon,