James Matthew McCallister and Emily Lorraine Covington. (photo submitted)

McCallister – Covington engagement

Published 10:57am Monday, March 26, 2012

Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Covington of Charlotte, N.C., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Lorraine, to James Matthew McCallister, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Ricky McCallister of Tryon. The wedding will be on May 12, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C.
Emily is the granddaughter of Mrs. Lorraine Kalb Hughes and the late Thomas J. Hughes, Jr. of Cincinnati, Ohio and Mrs. Marcia Hughes Covington and the late Victor T. Covington of Asheville, N.C. The bride-elect is a graduate of West Charlotte High School and UNC-Greensboro. She is currently employed with the Foundation for the Carolinas.
Matt is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Williams C. Hooker of Tryon and the late Mr. and Mrs. James E. McCallister of Landrum, S.C. He is also the grandson of Mr. Anthony Pereira of Tryon. Matt is a graduate of Polk County High School and UNC-Greensboro. He received an MBA from Wingate University. He is currently employed with Bajer & Taylor.
- article submitted by Beth McCallister

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