Kayla Marie Flynn and Joseph Ellsworth Hackman of Hillsboro, Ore. have announced their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of John and Robin Flynn of Elmbrook Dr., Warwick. She is a graduate of Warwick Veterans Memorial High School and the University of Rhode Island.
The groom-to-be is the son of Matthew Hackman of Asylum Rd., Warwick and Kathy Cooper of Longview Dr., Warwick. He is also a graduate of Warwick Veterans Memorial High School and the University of Rhode Island. He is a software engineer at Intel Corporation.
The couple met at Gorton Junior High School and began dating in college. They became engaged in May 2011. They are planning a May 2012 wedding in Providence.