Beth Anne Van Diest and Adam Wayne Hodgins announce their engagement and plans for a July 5th wedding at Willey's Lake Park in Ferndale. The prospective bride is the daughter of Ken & Kathy Van Diest of Lynden. She graduated from Lynden High School and Whatcom Community College and is employed by Snapper Shuler Kenner Insurance. The prospective bridegroom is the son of Gary & Tuesday Hodgins of Ferndale. He graduated from Lynden High School and is employed by Gracom Masonry. The couple met their freshman year of high school and have been dating for over 7 years. The proposal took place while fishing at the river.