Rebecca Ann Walter, daughter of Bess Walter of Carmel, Ind., and Mark Alan Stempel, son of Dr. Lawrence and Bette Jo Stempel of northwest Columbus, have announced their engagement and plans to be married.

Rebecca Ann Walter, daughter of Bess Walter of Carmel, Ind., and Mark Alan Stempel, son of Dr. Lawrence and Bette Jo Stempel of northwest Columbus, have announced their engagement and plans to be married.

The couple plans an Aug. 2 ceremony in Indianapolis.

The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Orange High School (Pepper Pike, Ohio) and received a bachelor's degree in occupational therapy from Indiana University in 2004 and a master's degree in clinical psychology from the University of Indianapolis in 2007. She is pursuing a doctorate of clinical psychology from the University of Indianapolis.

The future groom graduated from Worthington Kilbourne High School in 1998 and received a bachelor's degree in music/percussion performance and an outside field in computer science from Indiana University in 2002. He is pursuing master's degrees in business administration and accounting at Indiana University Kelley School of Business. He is employed at Eli Lilly and Co. in the finance department.