Deborah Holts of Gresham and John Blom of Athens, Ohio, announced their engagement on Sunday, May 7, at the groom's sister's home in Vancouver, Wash.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bill and Kristy Holts of Gresham. She is a 2001 Gresham High School graduate and a 2005 graduate of Concordia University. She in employed as an English teacher at Centennial High School where she is also the assistant junior varsity softball coach.
The groom-to-be is the son of Calvin and Evelyn Blom of Vancouver, Wash. He is a 2002 graduate of David Douglas High School and a 2006 graduate of Concordia University. He was formerly a football coach at Floyd Light Middle School and is a graduate student at Ohio University.
The couple plans to be married June 23, 2007, at the Acadian Ballroom in Portland.