The bride-to-be is the daughter of John and Rachel Hipp, of Norwalk. She is a graduate of Norwalk High School, and she graduated from Ohio University with a BAS in education. She is a teacher with Norwalk City Schools.
The groom-to-be is the son of Fred and Molly Downey, of Norwalk. He graduated from St. Paul High School and earned a BS in business management from Northern Arizona University. He is a Realtor at Sotheby’s International Realty.
The couple met when they were kids in Indian Guides and Indian Princesses.
They will wed Oct. 6 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norwalk.