Rachel A. Boyk and Matthew W. Gepford announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Arnie and Betsy Boyk of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Charles Gepford of Mt. Pleasant and Kathy and Mike Poff of Spruce.
Rachel is a 2004 graduate of Alpena High School, a 2010 graduate of Central Michigan University and will graduate in 2013 from Saginaw Valley State University with a master's degree in occupational therapy. She is employed part-time by Health Source of Saginaw as a recreational therapist.
Matthew is a 2004 graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School and a 2008 graduate of Central Michigan University. He is employed by Brookdale Senior Living in Davison.
The couple will exchange their wedding vows Aug. 20, 2011, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alpena.