Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jacobs Jr. of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Amanda Leigh Jacobs, to William Leslie Roberts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cullie Taylor Roberts Jr. of Cleveland. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Arthur Dale Minton of Madison and the late Mr. Minton and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jacobs of Jackson. The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. David William Favi of Shelby and the late Mr. and Mrs. Cullie Taylor Roberts Sr. of Cleveland.
After graduating from Madison Central High School in 2006, Dr. Jacobs attended Mississippi State University and was graduated from their Shackouls Honors College summa cum laude in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in biological science. While at State, she was a member of Chi Omega fraternity, Phi Kappa Phi honor society, and a Road Runner.
She was graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2015. She was the recipient of the Robert R. Finch Oral Pathology Award.
The prospective bridegroom was graduated from Bayou Academy in 2006. Prior to graduation he achieved the Eagle Scout rank from the Boy Scouts of America. He attended Mississippi State University and was graduated from Delta State University in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in business management.
He received his commercial pilot’s license with an emphasis on aerial application in 2013 from Flying Tiger Aviation in Rayville, La. He is a pilot at Sunnyside Aero in Slaughter.
The couple will exchange vows on October 10 at Madison United Methodist Church with a limited number of family and friends. Afterwards, they will make their home in Cleveland where the bride-elect will be opening a dental practice.