Carrie Willyard and Frank Jere, both of Saline, announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Barb Willyard and Wayne Frantz of Alpena and Glenn and Sue Willyard of Ossineke. Her fiance is the son of Tom and Janis Jere of Newport.
Carrie is a 1995 graduate of Alpena High School, a 1997 graduate of Alpena Community College and a 1999 graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering. Frank is a 1994 graduate of St. Mary Catholic Central High School in Monroe and a 1998 graduate of the University of Toledo with a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering. He also holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering and an MBA, both from Michigan State University. Carrie is currently working for the Washtenaw County Schools and Frank is employed by DTE Energy.
The couple will exchange their wedding vows Sept. 24, 2011, at St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Saline.