Martin Platzer and Kay Palacko of Hartwell announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Michelle Platzer of Boone, N.C., to David Bruce Schroeder, son of Mark Schroeder of Boone and the late Barbara Schroeder.

The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Peachtree Ridge High School and a 2011 graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in communication with a focus on public relations. She is employed with Samaritan’s Purse in Boone.

The future groom is a 2001 graduate of Eureka High School, a 2005 graduate of The University of Evansville, where he received a bachelor’s degree in theater and an associate degree in writing and literature, and a 2008 graduate of New York University with a master’s degree in theater. He is employed with Samaritan’s Purse.

The wedding is planned for Oct. 11 in Linville, N.C.

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