Bethany Ann Hamilton of Gate City, Va., and Michael Shaun Tate II of Bristol, Va., plan to be married at 4 p.m., July 10, 2010, at First Baptist Church, Weber City, Va.The bride-elect is the daughter of Jeff and Carolyn Hamilton of Gate City, and the granddaughter of Jack and Nancy Hamilton of Hiltons, Va.; Dorothy Gilliam of Manville, Va.; and the late Pat Gilliam. She graduated from Gate City High School and in 2005, received a bachelor of science degree in mathematics from Virginia Tech. In 2008, she received a master of education degree from King College. She is a member of First Baptist Church, Weber City, and is employed as a teacher at Dobyns-Bennett High School.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Michael Tate and Kathy Tate, both of Bristol, and the grandson of Vincent and Gloria Gately of Bristol, and Harmon and Helen Simcox of Bristol. He graduated from John Battle High School and in 2005, received a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice from the University of Alabama. He attends First Baptist Church, Weber City, and will pursue a master of education degree this fall. He is employed by Aaron's.