Mr. and Mrs. Gary Long of Albany, GA are pleased to
announce the engagement of their daughter Kristy
LeAnne Long to Matthew Keith Allen, both of Cartersville,
Georgia. Matthew is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Joseph
Allen from Saratoga Springs, New York.
The bride elect is the granddaughter of the late William
and Helen Rohrs of Albany and the late Bobby Long and
Ruedell Long, also of Albany.
Miss Long is a 1997 graduate of Albany High School.
She went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in
Psychology from the University of Georgia, a Master’s of
Education from Albany State University and an Education
Specialist from Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee.
She is currently in her 8th year as a guidance counselor at
Cass High School in White, GA.
The bridegroom is the grandson of the late James and
Lenora Allen of Hazel Hurst, PA and the late Thomas and
Marie Lancaster of Albany, NY.
Mr. Allen is a 1996 graduate of Saratoga Springs Senior
High School. He earned a Bachelor’s of Art in Education
and a Master’s of Science in Special Education from the
State University of NY at Potsdam and then an Education
Specialist from Lincoln Memorial University. He is currently
in his 10th year as a Social Studies teacher/department
head at Cass High School in White, GA.
A March 31st wedding is being planned at Avalon
United Methodist Church in Albany, GA.