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Michael Lawley and Rachel Ecke

Mr. and Mrs. Skip Ecke of Gainesville announce the engagement of their daughter Miss Rachel Jeananne Ecke to Mr. Michael Andrew Lawley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Lawley of Snellville .

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Earl B. Roehm of Roswell, the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ecke, and the late Mr. James Bailey.

She is a 2005 graduate of West Hall High School in Oakwood. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in recreation and leisure studies from the University of Georgia in Athens. She is employed as a volleyball coach with Georgia Juniors Volleyball Club in Athens.

The groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Newton of Atlanta, Mr. and Mrs. William Rhodes of Erie, Pa., and the late Mr. Serge Lawley.

He is a 2003 graduate of South Gwinnett High School in Snellville. He graduated in 2007 from the University of Georgia in Athens with a bachelor’s degree in social science education and a master’s degree in educational administration in 2010. He is employed as a social studies teacher and basketball coach with Buford High School in Buford.

The couple plan to wed June 25, 2010, at Watkinsville First Baptist Church in Watkinsville.