Joseph and Holly Bruce of Cumming announce the engagement of their daughter, Candice Betty Bruce, to Eric Rhoads Burger, son of Diane Burger of Conyers and Ronald Burger of Tallahassee, Fla.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of John and Betty Abbott and the late John Aaron of Cumming, and Emory and Lucille Bruce of Lavonia. She is a 2003 graduate of Forsyth Central High School. She is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in mathematics and a concentration in secondary education from the University of West Georgia and plans to graduate in December.

The future groom is the grandson of Phyllis Rhoads and the late Dan Rhoads of Somerset, Pa., and John and Margaret Burger of Millersville, Penn. He is a 2002 graduate of Heritage High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of West Georgia, where is received a bachelor's degree in geography. He is currently pursuing a master's degree in geography at Georgia State University. He is employed with the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta.

The couple plans to wed in December in Dawsonville.