William Colin Barnett and Abby Pyper, both of Greenville, N.C., have announced their engagement. A May 18 wedding is planned at Miles River Yacht Club in St. Michaels.
The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Easton High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from James Madison University in 2013 and a master’s degree in physiology and biophysics from Georgetown University in 2017. She is employed as a product specialist for Tactile Medical. Her parents are Tom and Celeste Pyper of Easton. Her grandparents are Cecil and the late Sylvia Gannon, and David and Marisa Pyper.
The bridegroom-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Easton High School. In 2017, he earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from East Carolina University and completed basic law enforcement training. He is employed as a police officer with the Greenville Police Department. His parents are Michael and Denise Ziegler of Easton and Charlie and Donna Barnett of Hatteras, N.C. His grandparents are Lorraine and the late Dale Burrus, and Wayne and Irene Barnett.