Hessen, Walick engagementKatie Hessen of Annapolis, Md., and Chris Walick of Minneapolis plan to be married Aug. 3 at her parents’ home.
Katie Hessen of Annapolis, Md., and Chris Walick of Minneapolis plan to be married Aug. 3 at her parents’ home.
Her parents are Neal and Kathy Hessen of Duluth. His parents are Dave and Robyn Walick of Stafford, Va.
The future bride, a 1998 graduate of Duluth East High School, graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2008 with a master’s degree in geophysics. She is an education specialist for the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
The future groom, a 2002 graduate of Brooke Point High School in Stafford, Va., is pursuing a doctorate in school psychology at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in Minneapolis.
The couple’s website is http: //katieandchris.org.