Announcement is made today of the engagement and upcoming marriage of Amanda Burke and Ricky Garrison.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Bill and Bonnie Richardson, Elizabethton.
She is a graduate of Unaka High School and is attending East Tennessee State University.
The groom-to-be is the son of Rick and Tina Garrison, Elizabethton.
His grandparents are Norman and Rosalonia Edwards, Darrell and Martha Garrison and Junior and Brenda Stanley, all of Elizabethton.
He is the great-grandson of Ann Bowers of Stanley, N.C.
He is a graduate of Elizabethton High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from ETSU and is employed as a teacher with the Carter County School System.
The couple will be married during an outdoor ceremony at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2012, at the home of the groom’s parents at 161 Echo Drive, Elizabethton.