Katie Swiderski and Tom Stafford announce their engagement.
Parents of the couple are Victor and Mary Swiderski of St. Ignace, Julie Webb of Clarkston, and Doug and Kay Stafford of Plymouth.
Katie graduated from Alpena High School in 2004. She graduated with honors from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse at University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor.
Tom graduated in 2004 from Plymouth Salem High School. He graduated with honors from Michigan State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management and is currently a student at Michigan State University pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering.
The couple will reside in Howell. A wedding is planned for Aug. 24, 2013, at Lighthouse Point in St. Ignace.