Lauren Baker and Greg Ekberg, both of Santa Barbara, Calif., plan to marry on July 3, 2016, at The Willows Bed and Breakfast Resort in Central Point.
Baker is the daughter of David and Suzanne Rotz of Central Point and Donald and Susan Baker of Alpharetta, Ga. She is a 2005 graduate of South Medford High School, and a 2009 graduate of the University of Oregon with a bachelor's in French, and a graduate of Pacifica with a master's in counseling psychology. She is currently an MFT trainee with the Salvation Army and a graduate adviser at the University of California Santa Barbara.
Ekberg is the son of Larry Ekberg and Jill Ririe of Edenton, N.C., and Kathryn Ekberg and Mike Hull of Jacksonville. He is a 2005 graduate of West Potomac High School, and a 2010 graduate of Oregon State University with a bachelor's in microbiology. He is currently a graduate student studying molecular biology at University of California at Santa Barbara.