Thelma Lopez is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Julie Ann Garcia, to Carlos Ochoa Jr.

Julie is the daughter of Thelma Lopez, of Robstown, and Marin Garcia Jr., of Arkansas. She is a 2007 graduate of Robstown High School and is currently studying for her Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice at Del Mar College.

Carlos is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Ochoa of Portland, Texas. He is a 2007 graduate of Gregory-Portland High School, as well as a 2010 Del Mar College graduate with an Associate’s Degree in Process Technology.

Carlos is employed at Occidental Chemical Corp. as a chemical operator.

The couple plan to wed Aug. 13 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Portland.