Robert and Gerdi Lake are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Carolyn Hallman “Carrie” Lake, to Nicholas Kent Petrus, son of Robert and Laura Petrus.
The bride-elect, a resident of Prosperity, is the granddaughter of John and Gerda Hallman and the late Sen. Robert C. Lake and MaryAnne Lake. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Presbyterian College and a doctorate in pharmacy from the Medical University of South Carolina. She is employed as a pharmacist.
The bridegroom-elect, a resident of Charleston, is the grandson of Lois Waggoner and the late Owen Charles Waggoner and the late John Petrus and the late Gerry Petrus. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Clemson University, and he is a student in MUSC’s physician assistant program.
The couple plans a June wedding in Ridgeway.
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In their own words
Q: How did you meet?
A: He was in the Army, and she was in school at MUSC. They met in Charleston.
Q: Tell us about the proposal.
A: Their favorite place to hike is Caesars Head (State Park) in Greenville. The weekend it snowed in January 2016, they went hiking. Nick proposed on Bald Rock with a beautiful snow-covered backdrop.