Mr. and Mrs. James Martin Williamson of Suwanee, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Katherine Williamson, to Evan Thompson Metrock, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Thompson Metrock of Birmingham.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Edwin Williamson of Pendleton, S.C., and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Robinson Cureton of Central, S.C.
Miss Williamson graduated as valedictorian from the University of North Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She was inducted into the University of North Georgia Hall of Fame for her accomplishments as a four-year starter for the basketball team. Miss Williamson graduated from the Medical College of Georgia with a medical degree and then attended Emory University, where she completed her residency in general pediatrics. She is currently completing a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at Emory University in Atlanta.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Metrock and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Burks, all of Hoover.
Mr. Metrock graduated from Vanderbilt University with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and mathematics. He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a master’s degree in computer science. He is the founder of the software development company Metrocket and the creator of the popular travel app iExit.
The wedding is planned for Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Carl House in Auburn, Ga.