Rachel Nichole Fries and Chad Edmund Kapala, both of Traverse City, announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Doug and Cara Fries of Beulah. Her fiance is the son of Kurt and Ruth Kapala of Presque Isle.
Rachel is a 2003 graduate of Traverse City home school and a 2007 graduate of Northwestern Michigan College with a Nursing RN Degree. She is employed as a registered nurse at Munson Medical Center. Chad is a 2000 graduate of Rogers City High School, a 2004 graduate of Northwestern Michigan College with an Associates in Aviation Applied Science and a 2005 graduate of Davenport University with a Bachelor's Degree in Business. He is employed at the Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Dept. as a corrections officer.
The couple will exchange their wedding vows May 19 at Grace Episcopal Church in Traverse City.