Rebecca Sliva, Gregory Pyles

ADENA — Rebecca Jean Sliva and Gregory David Pyles have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Roger and Donna Sliva of Adena. She is a graduate of Buckeye Local High School and Ohio State University and received her teaching certification from Ashland. She is employed as a second-grade teacher at Big Walnut Elementary in Sunbury.

Her fiance is the son of Judy Pyles of Sunbury. He is a graduate of Big Walnut Schools. He is a staff sergeant in the Ohio National Guard and is employed with the Department of Defense as a federal technician. He did two tours of duty: 2008 in Kuwait/Iraq and 2012 in Afghanistan, both with Alpha Company STB (37th IBCT).

The couple will exchange vows Sept. 2 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church.