Evelyn Boyd of Walla Walla and Lynn Boyd of Mozambique, Africa, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sydney Boyd, to Alec Lawton, formerly of Meridian, Idaho.
The bride-elect graduated in 2009 from the University of Idaho and plans to pursue a doctorate degree in English literature.
The groom-elect is the son of Robert and Belva Lawton of Meridian. He graduated in 2008 from the University of Idaho and is currently attending the University of North Carolina School of Law.
A July 2010 wedding in Walla Walla is planned.