Ainsley Elizabeth Steward and Evan Wade Elliott, both of Ceres, have announced they are engaged to be married on April 12 at Hilmar Covenant Church in Hilmar.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Jim and Alicia Steward of Ceres.
Born in Turlock, the groom-elect is the son of the late Wade Elliott and Melody Brown of Kansas City, Kan. Evan graduated from Central Valley High School in 2011 where he lettered in wrestling. He plays guitar as part of the worship team at Ceres Christian Church, and is employed by Ray Stone, Inc. in Ceres.
Ainsley was born in Modesto and homeschooled and in 2012 graduated from Connecting Waters Charter School where she was a member of the National Honor Society all four years. She attended the Academy of Art in San Francisco and Modesto Junior College.
The couple will reside in Ceres where the groom works.