Anna Elizabeth Hicklin and Robert Moore Benson III announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Marion Hicklin of Rock Hill, South Carolina. She is the maternal granddaughter of Mrs. Cherry Beaty and the late Mr. Cherry Beaty of Rock Hill, S.C., and the paternal granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Wylie Hicklin of Edgemoor, S.C. A graduate of Wofford College, Anna graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C., where she was a member of Kappa Delta sorority. Anna was named a Presidential Scholar at the Medical University of South Carolina, where she received her master's degree in Health Administration. She is currently a third year medical student at MUSC.
The groom-elect is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Moore Benson Jr. of Statesboro. He is the maternal grandson of Elizabeth Hall Adams and the late Charles Eugene Adams and the paternal grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moore Benson Sr., all of Statesboro. In 2001, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The Citadel, where he was a Summerall Guard. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army. He served as a captain in the 25th Infantry Division. He is currently employed as a banking officer with the Sea Island Bank, The Landings office, in Savannah, Georgia.
The couple will wed in September in Charleston, S.C.