Parents of the couple are Helena and Shayne McDougall of Le Mars, and the late David Hemme, and David and Mary Lou Christopherson of Vermillion.
The couple is planning a 4 p.m. ceremony on Aug.13, 2005 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Terence Taggart in Vermillion, with a reception to follow at the Vermillion Eagles Club.
Jama is a 1998 graduate of Le Mars Community High School and received her degree from the University of South Dakota in 2002. She is currently employed at USD as an admissions counselor.
Jay is a 1994 graduate of Vermillion High School. He is currently employed as a plumber with Barry's Plumbing in Vermillion.