Benson Ochoa

Alexandra Suzanne Benson of Alpena and Gerardo Jose Ochoa of Clawson announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jon and Jacqueline Benson of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Jose and Noelle Ochoa of Clawson.

Alexandra is a 2010 graduate of Alpena High School and a 2014 graduate of Hope College. She is currently enrolled in the Wayne State University Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship MAT Program and expects to graduate in 2017.

Gerardo is a 2010 graduate of Clawson High School and a 2014 graduate of Hope College. He is currently employed at Hunter International at BASF in Wyandotte.

The couple will exchange their wedding vows Aug. 1, 2015 at St. Anne Catholic Church in Alpena.