Al and Lynn Cherpak of Lawrenceville and Wendell Gortney of Monroe announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Renee Gortney, to Aaron Jake Gibbs, son of Iris Rose Gibbs of Tifton and the late Jack Gibbs.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Gene and Jeanne Stelten of Roswell and the late Verner and Janelle Gortney.

Allison is a 2006 graduate of Peachtree Ridge High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Georgia, where she received a bachelor’s degree in education. She is employed by the University of Georgia.

The future groom is the grandson of Mary Rose of Tifton. He is a 2003 graduate of Tift County High School, a 2007 Graduate of Georgia College and State University and 2013 graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School of Deerfield, Ill. He is employed by Clarke Central High School as a Spanish teacher and ninth grade basketball coach.

The wedding is planned for July 19 at The Engine Room in Monroe.

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