Tabitha Shereen Claiborne and Jason Lee Grove of Walla Walla announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Mark Claiborne of Walla Walla and Sherry Claiborne of College Place. She is a 2001 graduate of Walla Walla High School and attended Federico Beauty Institute in Sacramento, Calif. She toured the country for a year with Re-Creation USA, a singing group that entertains hospitalized veterans nationwide.
The groom-elect is the son of Larry and Debby Grove of Walla Walla. He graduated in 1997 from Walla Walla High School and in 2009 from Washington State University in Pullman. He played professional baseball for eight years with the New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins and Seattle Mariners.
A June wedding is planned in Walla Walla.