---- — Ellie Hignite of Elkhart and Aaron Bontrager of Middlebury announce their engagement.
The bride is the daughter of Paula and Michael Hignite of Pinckney, Mich.
The groom is the son of Shelley and Steven Bontrager of Middlebury.
She graduated from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich., with a bachelor’s degree in speech pathology and audiology, and from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, with a master’s in speech pathology. She is a speech-language pathologist for Elkhart General Hospital.
He graduated from Bethel College in Mishawaka with a bachelor’s degree in communication. He is employed as a delivery driver for Virgil Deli Provisions, Middlebury.
The couple is planning a May 18, 2014, wedding at Bread & Chocolate, Goshen.