Emily Marie Knapp of Kingsport, and Ross Andrew Short of Kingsport, plan to be married in an open-church ceremony at 1 p.m., July 17, 2010, at Bloomingdale Baptist Church.The bride-elect is the daughter of Edith and Richard Knapp of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Mary and Ray Knapp of Kingsport, Bea Harvey of Kingsport, and the late Emory "Bud" Harvey. She graduated from Sullivan North High School in 2006, where she was a member of the cheerleading squad, tennis team and homecoming queen. She also graduated from Tallahassee Community College in 2010. The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Barbara and Sonny Short of Kingsport, and the grandson of Carl Hustig of Kingsport, the late Jeanne Hustig, and the late Maggie Short. He graduated from Sullivan South High School in 2006. After high school, he joined the United States Marine Corps and has served one tour of duty in Iraq this past year.