Ashley Skiera of Lachine and Andrew Simpson of Alpena announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Christopher and Roxanne Skiera of Lachine and Renae and Richard Standen of Posen. The future groom is the son of Peter and Nancy Simpson of Lansing and Pattie McDougall of Carpinteria, Calif.
Ashley is a 2004 graduate of Alpena High School, a 2006 graduate of Alpena Community College with an Associate's Degree in Applied Science and a 2008 graduate of Lake Superior State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Public Safety. She then attended the Michigan State Police Academy, graduating in December 2008 as a member of the 121st Trooper Recruit School. She is currently employed with the Michigan State Police - Newberry Detachment.
Andrew is a 2001 graduate of Alpena High School and attended Alpena Community College. He is currently employed by PMI of Alpena.
The couple will exchange their wedding vows June 2, 2012 at the Grand Lake Community Chapel in Presque Isle.