Amber Hountz and Andrew Knies

Marvin and Marilyn Hountz of Batesville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Rose, to Andrew Thomas Knies, son of Cheryl Knies and Thomas Knies, both of Jasper. A 5 p.m. wedding is planned for Oct. 18, 2019, in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.

The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Batesville High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in exercise science in 2012 from Indiana University, Bloomington, and a master’s degree in occupational therapy in 2015 from Indiana State University, Terre Haute. She is employed at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital-St. Vincent Pediatric Therapy Center.

Mr. Knies is a 2008 graduate of Jasper High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education in 2013 from the University of Southern Indiana, Evansville. He is a fifth grade teacher at Arthur C. Newby Elementary School, Speedway.

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