Emily Lauren Carter and Zachary Hunter Ervin, both of Kingsport, Tenn., plan to be married at 4 p.m., July 12, 2014, at Rose Hill Wedding Cathedral.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Freddie and Susan Carter of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of the late Fred and Louella Carter and the late Mary Hammett Ollinger. Emily graduated from Sullivan South High School and received her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She will begin her career as an elementary school teacher with Shelby County Schools in July.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Rob and Wendy Ervin of Kingsport, and the grandson of Jerry and Peggy Ervin of Kingsport, and Sid and Kathy Osborne of Gate City, Va. Zach graduated from Sullivan South High School, where he was a member of the football team. He received a bachelor's degree from UT Knoxville and will pursue his doctorate degree in physical therapy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis this fall.