Miss Wright, Hicks to wed
Posted: Monday, September 7, 2009 8:01 pm
The engagement and forthcoming marriage of Jennifer Marie Wright of Mount Juliet to Andrew Blake Hicks of Jackson are being announced today.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Cleveland Wright of Mount Juliet. She is the granddaughter of Lualice Dodd of Union City, formerly of Kenton, the late Fay Edward Dodd, Wilma Wright of Murfreesboro and the late William Charles Wright.
She graduated from Mount Juliet Christian Academy, where she lettered in basketball, cross country, softball and volleyball. She earned her bachelor of science degree in sports management from Mars Hill College in North Carolina. While at Mars Hill, she played basketball and ran cross country. She is an assistant coach with the girls’ varsity basketball program at Middle Tennessee Christian School. She is affiliated with T. Wright Properties and also coaches AAU basketball with Tennessee Team Pride and Middle Tennessee Hoops.
The groom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hicks of Jackson. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Richardson, Mr. and Mrs. Sonny Evans and Betty Hicks of Dyersburg and the late John Taylor.
He is a graduate of Madison Academic High School in Jackson, where he lettered in basketball, cross country and bowling. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, where he received a bachelor of science degree in mathematics education. He is employed with Rutherford County Schools at Blackman Middle School in the math and athletics departments. He is also active with AAU basketball as general manager of the Mid-State Ballerz and coach of the Mid-State Ballerz Elite.
The couple will wed Oct. 3 on the beach in Panama City Beach, Fla.
Published in The Messenger 9.7.09