Katherine Kirby of Traverse City and Zachary White of Martin, Mich., wish to announce their engagement. They are planning a May 24, 2014, wedding in Traverse City.
The bride-elect is the daughter of James Kirby of Traverse City. Katherine graduated from Traverse City St. Francis High School and received a bachelor’s degree in art history from Hope College. She currently is studying toward a master of science degree in historic preservation and plans an April 2014 graduation. Katherine also is employed as the executive director of Main Street Franklin and as a graduate student assistant at the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office.
The future groom is the son of Tamra and Gary White of Martin, Mich. Zachary received a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Hope College and a master of science degree in public health from Michigan State University. He is studying toward a doctorate in osteopathic medicine at Michigan State University and will graduate as a physician in May 2014. Zachary plans to pursue a residency in otolaryngology/facial plastic surgery at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills following his graduation from medical school.