Kayla Ball of Baltimore, Md., and Justin Kollien of Commerce Township announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tom and Kris Ball of Alpena. Her fiance is the son of Kevin Kollien and Donna Gagnier of Alpena.
Kayla graduated from Alpena High School in 2003 and from Central Michigan University in 2007 with a degree in secondary education. She currently teaches middle school in Baltimore. Justin is a 2000 graduate of Alpena High School and a 2005 graduate of Kettering University. He is currently employed as an engineer by Detroit Diesel Corporation.
The couple will exchange their vows on July 31 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Alpena.