Rachel Converti and Michael Shine Jr. will be married Saturday, April 26 at Sovereign Grace Church in Gilbert, where they both are active in the college youth group.
The bride-elect grew up in Payson and is a graduate of Payson High School. The prospective groom grew up in Hawaii, but he and his family traveled extensively with his father, who was in the Army.
The couple met in 2006 at Chandler Gilbert Community College where they were both working while attending school. Rachel is working toward a media arts degree at Chandler Gilbert Community College. Michael works on campus at Arizona State University, where he is working toward his computer information systems degree.