Ashli Louise Smith of Hermiston and Christopher Andrew Wyland of Umatilla are announcing their engagement. Ashli is the daughter of Dr. Irvin D. Smith Jr. and Rebecca E. Smith of Hermiston. Christopher is the son of Roberta Wyland of Umatilla and the late Rick Wyland.
Ashli is a 2004 graduate of Hermiston High School, and earned a bachelors degree in education from Western Oregon University. She is a fourth-grade teacher at Rocky Heights Elementary School in Hermiston.
Christopher graduated from Umatilla High School in 2003. He earned a bachelors degree in liberal studies from Oregon State University, and also holds a masters degree in secondary education. He is dean of students at Clara Brownell Middle School in Umatilla.
The couple will exchange vows July 9, 2011, at 6 p.m. at Creek Stone Gardens in Walla Walla.