Ashley Noel McFarland and David Gino Troutman, both of Auburn, have announced their plans to marry.
The prospective bride graduated from Placer High School in 2006 and attends Sacramento State University, studying graphic design, She is employed as a Clinique consultant for McCaulous.
Her parents are James and Brenda McFarland of Auburn.
The groom graduated from Placer High in 2007 and attends Sierra College, studying English and teaching. He is employed as a photo clerk for CVS.
His parents are Douglas Troutman of Auburn and Marina Troutman.
David proposed to Ashley on his birthday June 20, 2012, in Tahoe in the evening when the sun hit the lake over the mountains. They have been together for five years and met in 2004 at Placer High, where they became friends.
The couple is planning a wedding for 2014, when they are done with school.