Coupeville High School sweethearts Carly Kessler and Cody Grassman were engaged July 25.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Brandy and Daryl Kessler of Greenbank. She is a 2011 graduate of Coupeville High School and is currently attending Everett Community College, where she is pursuing a degree in early childhood education.
Her fiance is the son of Amy and James Grassman of Oak Harbor and is also a 2011 graduate of Coupeville High School. Grassman attended Everett Community College.
The couple, whose fathers are both retired Navy, have decided to become their own Navy family. Grassman has enlisted in the U.S. Navy and reports for bootcamp Nov. 6. The two are planning to wed in late summer or early fall, 2013, at the base chapel at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. A reception will be held at the Can Do Inn at Rocky Point in Oak Harbor.