Sarah W. Bixby and Chad DuBois, both of Juneau, were engaged on New Year's eve to be married.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Al Bixby and Pam Woolcott, of Juneau. A 2002 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School, she received her bachelor of science in marine biology from University of Alaska Southeast in 2007. She is currently pursuing her doctorate of optometry at Southern California School of Optometry in Fullerton, Calif.
The groom-elect is the son of Sally and Skip Lakeman, of Stanwood, Wash. A 2003 graduate of JDHS, he received his associate degree from Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, Calif., in 2006. He will begin studies this fall to pursue a bachelor's degree in mathematics at California State University at Fullerton. He is currently employed with the Boys and Girls Club in Fullerton.