Announcement is made of the engagement and approaching marriage of Victoria Paige Bowers and Jay Michael Cook.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Mitchell and Rose Bowers of Elizabethton. She is the granddaughter of William and Bessie Hambrick, 229 Rome Hollow Road, Elizabethton, and Buford and Cleadith Cole, 133 Arrow Drive, Elizabethton.
Victoria is a 2009 graduate of Unaka High School and will be attending East Tennessee State University in the fall. She is employed as a bank teller at Carter County Bank.
Her fiancé is the son of Marjory Cook, 505 West C Street, Elizabethton, and Ron and Debbie Cook, 4302 Summerfield Drive, Piney Flats. He is the grandson of Harold and Peggy Lingerfelt, 680 Fox Meadow Road, Elizabethton, and Gene and Dean Cook, 617 Cill Street, Smithville, Tenn.
Jay is a 2005 graduate of Elizabethton High School and is currently attending Liberty University.
The couple will be married in an open-church ceremony at Immanuel Baptist Church in Elizabethton on Saturday, May 26, 2012, at 2 p.m.