Rob and Denise Bridges of Hoschton and Rick Poteat of Belmont, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Alicia Nicole Poteat of Athens, to Joshua Lee Roberts of Athens, son of Lee and Cheryl Roberts of Dacula.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ken and Bobbie Pressley and Loree Poteat, all of Gastonia, N.C. She is a graduate of Mill Creek High School and is pursuing a degree from the University of Georgia.

The future groom is the grandson of James "Bud" Bowers of Gainesville, the late Beverly Bowers and the late Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Roberts. He is a graduate of Mill Creek High School and the University of Georgia and is employed as a financial consultant.

The wedding is planned for May 2014 in Atlanta.