The couple will be united in marriage on July 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Lee University Chapel.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ken and Jean Ritenour of Cleveland and the late George Thomas and Mattie Pearl Curry.
She is the sister of Christopher Curry of Cleveland, and Michael Curry and Jolee Thompson, both of Scottsboro, Ala.
Miss Curry is a 2008 graduate of Walker Valley High School, a 2011 graduate of Lee University in education and a 2013 graduate from Lincoln Memorial University with her master’s degree in education. She is a sixth-grade teacher at Lake Forrest Middle School. She is a member of First Baptist Church where she teaches kindergarten Sunday school.
Mr. Kowal is the grandson of the late Stan and Beverly Kowal and the late Dick and Carol Risden. He is the brother of Bryan Kowal of New Port Richey.
Mr. Kowal is a 2005 graduate of Shepherd’s Christian Academy. He has been employed by Atlantic Custom Woodcraft since 2005. He is a member of First Baptist Church of Elfers where he served as a youth leader.