Donna Ballard and Chris Needham of Conyers announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Marie Needham of Cleveland, to Bradley Alexander Martin of Clermont, son of Ken and DeJuan Martin of Clermont.

The bride-elect grew up in Conyers and attended Rockdale High School and Truett McDonnell College in Cleveland. She will soon enter nursing school with Gainesville State College in Gainesville, and is employed with Kay Jewelers in Gainesville. Her grandparents are Lloyd and Mildred Jett and Glenda McDaniel, all of Conyers.

The future groom attended North Hall High School in Gainesville and North Georgia Tech in Clarkesville. He is EMT certified and employed with White County Fire and EMS in Cleveland. His grandparents are Lester and Christine Burgess of Toccoa and Leila Martin of Gainesville.

The wedding will take place at 2 p.m. on March 8, 2008, at Emanuel Baptist Church in Gainesville.