Dolye Vasconez and Justin Griffith have announced their engagement and approaching wedding.

The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of East Tennessee State University with a bachelor of science degree in electronics engineering. She is employed by CITI Group. She is the daughter of Galo Alfredo Vasconez and Hilda Ibarra Vasconez of Quito, Ecuador.

Griffith is a 2000 La Grande High School graduate. He is an avionics technician, petty officer second class, with the U.S. Navy stationed at Jacksonville, Fla. He is the son of Cherie and Billy Jimmy of La Grande and Gerald and Marion Griffith of Canby. He is the grandson of Elizabeth and James Lissman of Baker City and Tom and Jean Griffith of Belgrade, Mont.

The couple met when the prospective groom was a member of the Eastern Oregon University Chamber Choir that traveled to Quito, Ecuador.

The wedding is planned for Dec. 22 at the Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in La Grande.

After a honeymoon at Wallowa Lake the couple will return to Jacksonville, Fla.