Emily Acklin and Justin Garrett, both of Indianapolis, are planning a May 12 wedding in Indianapolis.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bill and Charisse Acklin of Avon. She graduated from Avon High School in 2004 and earned a B.A. in journalism from Butler University in ‘08. She works as a communications specialist for the Indiana Department of Education.
The prospective groom is the son of Nancy Garrett of Columbus. He graduated from Columbus East High School in 2001 and earned a B.A. in political science from the University of Chicagoin ‘05. He works as executive director of the Indiana Republican Party.