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Whitaker vs Howard cam
Laura Leigh Whitaker Andrew James Howard
    Mr. and Mrs. Jerrell Kendall Whitaker of Statesboro announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laura Leigh of Auburn, Ala., to Andrew James Howard of Griffin, Ga., son of Ellen Louise Howard of Newnan, Ga., and Mr. and Mrs. Byron L. Howard of Gainesville, Ga.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Adams and Mr. and Mrs. Jerrell Whitaker, all of Statesboro. Laura is a 2001 honor graduate of Bulloch Academy. She received a bachelor of arts degree, magna cum laude, in English from Mercer University in 2005. She is an alumna of Alpha Delta Pi sorority and Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society. Laura is currently employed by Auburn University as a graduate teaching assistant and will graduate from Auburn with a master of arts degree in English in May.
    The groom-elect is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kennell of Lakenheath, England, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Howard of Griffin, Ga. Andrew is a 2001 graduate of McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas. He earned a bachelor of business administration degree in aviation management from Auburn University in 2006, where he was a member of the Arnold Air Society and Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity. Andrew has recently completed an internship in his field and is pursuing a career in aviation management.
    The couple plans to wed in May.
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