Christopher and Nancy Secrist of Bellingham are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Secrist, to Jake Pederson, the son of Larry Pederson and Danell Pederson of Bellingham. Sarah is a graduate of Squalicum High School and Washington State University, and is employed as Sales Manager at The Oeser Company in Bellingham. Jake is a graduate of Meridian High School and Washington State University, and is employed as a Project Manager at Pearson Construction in Bellingham. The couple met at Washington State University in 2005. The proposal was made on the top of a mountain in Eastern Washington last Memorial Day weekend. The wedding will be this July, at Samson Estates Winery in Everson, WA.