Pat and Shelly Ford announce the engagement of their daughter, Alesia McDonald, to John Bowie Jr. He is the son of Jay and Patrice Bowie. They all reside in Astoria.

The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Astoria High School. She works at Clatsop Care Center.

The prospective groom graduated from Astoria High School in 2007. He is employed at the HyWay Station.

They plan to marry on Saturday.