Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 22, 2011

Hinshaw – Smith Wedding

WINSTON-SALEM — Rachel Elizabeth Hinshaw of Salisbury and Andrew James Smith of China Grove were united in marriage July 16, 2011, at St. Leo’s Catholic Church.
Father Cook officiated the 2 p.m. ceremony, which was followed by a reception in the Magnolia Room at Wake Forest University.
The bride was escorted by her father, Ivan Edward Hinshaw Jr., and attended by her sister, Amy Katherine Hinshaw of Salisbury, as maid of honor. Her bridesmaids included Lindsay Coward of Charlotte, Amanda Helms of Kannapolis, Sarah Grimsley of Kannapolis and Jenny Treece of Fultondale, Ala.
Curt Smith stood as his son’s best man. Serving as groomsmen were brother of the groom Jacob Smith of China Grove, brother of the bride Alan Hinshaw of Salisbury, Nathan Eagle of Charlotte, Frank Brown of Winston-Salem and Matt Davis of Winston-Salem.
Guest registrars were Reid Shaver of Enochville and Erin Wootten of Salisbury.
The bride is the daughter of Anna and Ed Hinshaw of Salisbury and the granddaughter of Millie Hinshaw of China Grove. A 2004 graduate of South Rowan High School, Rachel received an Associate degree in Nursing from Cabarrus College of Health Sciences and a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2007. She is currently studying nurse anesthesia at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
The groom is the son of Curt and Crystal Smith of China Grove and the grandson of Frank Smith of Concord. A 2004 graduate of South Rowan High School, Andrew received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology in 2008 and a Master’s degree in Education  in 2009, both from Wake Forest University. He is a biology teacher at East Rowan High School.
Following a wedding trip to St John, Virgin Islands, the couple are making their home in Winston-Salem.