Jeff and CeeGee McCord of Kingsport announce the engagement of their daughter, Grace Owen O’Neill McCord, to Sean McNeil Collins, son of Larry and Chris Collins of Johnson City.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mike and Betty O’Neill of Kingsport, and Scott and Nancy McCord of Sandy Springs, Ga. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School, earned a degree in human services from East Tennessee State University, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in public health from ETSU.
The bridegroom-to-be is the grandson of Robert and Jane LaPella of Johnson City, and J.L. and Edna Collins of Elizabethton. He graduated from University High School, received a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from ETSU, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in sustainable design and construction at Appalachian State University.
The couple will marry Aug. 10, 2013, in Johnson City, Tenn.