Mr. and Mrs. Vee Thornburg of Cherryville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Kaci Dora Thornburg, to Ethan Leandrew Beck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bess of Bessemer City and Mr. and Mrs. Darron Beck of Hickory.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of C.V. and Jerry Thornburg of Cherryville, and the late Walter and Mildred Parham of Gastonia.
Kaci is a 2007 graduate of Cherryville High School, and a 2011 graduate of Western Carolina University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreational Therapy. She was an Orientation Counselor and a member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. She is employed with Bayada Habilitation in Shelby as a Client Service Manager.
The groom-elect is the grandson of Jim and Reba Martin of Lincolnton.
Ethan is a 2009 graduate of West Lincoln High School, and a 2013 graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management with a minor in Business. He played baseball for Cherryville Post 100 and received a full baseball scholarship at Lenoir-Rhyne. He is employed as an Assistant Manager with Enterprise Rent-a-Car in Charlotte, and also with The United States Army National Guard in Lincolnton.
An evening wedding is planned for September 17, 2016 in Cherryville.