Mr. and Mrs. Bill Almond of Llano’are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shanda, to Jim Bill Schmidt of Mason. Jim Bill is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Schmidt, also of Mason. Shanda is originally from Llano’but has lived in Houston since her’graduation from Texas A&M University.’She completed her Master’s in counseling’in the spring of this year. Jim Bill is originally from Mason.’He graduated from Tarleton State University in’1998 with a BBA in marketing.’He’has been employed with Oglebay Norton in Brady for the last seven years and is the senior sales coordinator.’He is also a hunting guide for his family on the Schmidt Double T Ranches. A July wedding is planned in Mason.