Cassandra Lynn Smith and Derrick Taylor Vargo wish to announce their engagement. They are planning an Oct. 5, 2013, wedding in Grand Rapids.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Ed and Barb Smith of Lake Ann. Cassandra received a bachelor of science degree in French from Grand Valley State University. She is employed as a cost estimator at Fabory.
The future groom is the son of Lorelei and Ray Vargo of Kent City. Derrick graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelor of science degree in math. He is employed as a claims adjuster by BCBS.