Katie Marie Watson of Walker and Brandon Lee Hicks of New Orleans have announced they will marry in a ceremony on Nov. 4, 2016, in Cancun, Mexico.

Katie is the daughter of John and Belinda Watson of Walker and a 2006 graduate of Walker High School. She earned her bachelor of science degree at Louisiana College in 2010.

The bride-elect is currently a dermatology resident physician at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, where she obtained her M.D. degree in 2014.

Katie is the granddaughter of Wayne and Marie Stafford of Walker.

Brandon is the son of Mary Morris Hicks and the late Bernie Hicks. He graduated from Jesuit High School in 2006 and earned his bachelor of science degree from LSU in 2010.

He obtained his M.D. degree at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans.

Brandon is now a physical medicine and rehabilitation resident physician at LSUHSC in New Orleans.

He is the grandson of Carolyn Spille of Clermont, Fla.

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