Jack and Glenda Lester of Loganville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Lester of Loganville, to Troy Ernst of Grayson, son of Harold and Jean Phillips of Columbia, S.C.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lester of Loganville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Donald Shedd. She is a 2002 graduate of Grayson High School and received a degree in early childhood education from Gwinnett Technical College. She is employed as a pre-K teacher at Kids R Kids.

The future groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Norman Cook. He is a 1994 graduate of A.C. Flora High School in Columbia, S.C. He is employed by Steel LLC as a structural steel estimator.

The wedding is planned for late July at the Community Baptist Church in Snellville.