Ricky and Teresa Simmemon of Alto announce the engagement of their daughter Whitney Dawn Simmemon to Justin Michael Spillers, son of John and Debbie Spillers of Cleveland.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Grady and Linda Simmemon of Alto, Berma Poole of Cornelia, the late Telford Poole and the late Ruth Allen Holcomb.
She is a 2004 graduate of Habersham Central High School in Mount Airy. She graduated in 2008 from the University of Georgia in Athens with a bachelor's degree in middle grades education. She is employed as a sixth-grade math teacher with East Hall Middle School in Gainesville.
The groom-elect is the grandson of Evelyn Loggins of Gainesville, the late Grady C. Loggins, and Virgil and Eloise Spillers of Chatham, La.
He is a 2001 graduate of White County High School in Cleveland. He graduated in 2003 from Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland and in 2006 from North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega with a bachelor's degree in business administration. He is employed as a business education and Foxfire teacher with Rabun County High School in Clayton.
The couple plan to wed July 18, 2009, at Wolf Mountain Vineyards in Dahlonega.