Dr. and Mrs. G. Mark Cushman of Birmingham, AL, and formerly of Dalton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Elizabeth Cushman to Kirk Charles Norris, son of Mr. and Mrs. Barry W. Norris of Elizabeth City, NC.
Miss Cushman is the sister of Rebecca Cushman Corley of Clanton, AL, and Chris Cushman of Alpharetta, GA. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Julia Cushman and the late Rev. Ernest D. Cushman, Jr. of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Caldwell Weston of Macon, Georgia.
Miss Cushman is a 2003 graduate of Dalton High School and a 2007 graduate of Samford University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. She has also received Masters Degrees in Biblical Studies and in Counseling from Covenant Seminary in St. Louis, MO. Currently, she serves on the administrative staff at Covenant Seminary.
Mr. Norris is the brother of Cassie and Jasani Norris of Elizabeth City, NC. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Borough of Beaverton, Michigan, and Mr. and Mrs. Terry Norris of Farwell, Michigan.
Mr. Norris is a 2005 graduate of Northeastern High School in Elizabeth City and is a 2008 summa cum laude graduate of Campbell University with a Bachelor of Arts in Religion. Currently, he is studying for his Masters of Divinity degree at Covenant Seminary in St. Louis.
The couple will marry on August 6, 2011, at Old Orchard Presbyterian Church in St. Louis.