Emily Elizabeth Renz of Raleigh, N.C., and Mark David Hale of Apex, N.C., plan to be married July 17, 2010, in Midland, Mich.The bride-elect is the daughter of Mary Ann Renz of Mount Pleasant, Mich., and Byron Renz of Fort Collins, Colo. She is the granddaughter of the late Florence and Ben Renz, and the late Orel and Everett Grambort. A graduate of Mount Pleasant High School, she graduated summa cum laude from the University of Michigan with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and German, and a master of arts degree in elementary education. She is employed by the Wake County Public School System.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Jerry and Nancy Hale of Gray, Tenn., and the grandson of Gordon and Alta Hale of Vansant, Va., Kathryn Walker of Madison, W.Va., and the late Ribel Walker. A graduate of Central High School, he graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee with a doctorate in electrical engineering. He is employed by Cadence in Cary, N.C.