Dr. Marc Alan Aiken and Mrs. Laura Aiken, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Laura, to Brett Matthew Anderson, son of Nancy Anderson, Cincinnati, Ohio, and the late Kent Anderson.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Science Hill High School, where she was Student Government Association president and cross country team captain; a 2010 graduate of Samford University, Birmingham, Ala., where she received a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and was senior class president; and a 2011 graduate of Kanakuk Institute, Branson Mo.
She is attending Wake Forest University Physician Assistant School.
She is a granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. James E. Moak, Starkville, Miss.; and Dr. and Mrs. Charles Aiken, Johnson City.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, Cincinnati, where he was golf team captain; and a 2011 graduate of Samford University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in athletic training.
He is employed by Wake Forest Baptist Health as an athletic trainer at Davie County High School, Winston-Salem, N.C.
He is a grandson of Carole Anderson, Dayton, Ohio; the late John Anderson; Joyce Staples, Austin, Minn.; and the late Warren Staples.
The couple plan a private wedding for Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at Central Baptist Church, Johnson City.