John and Kim Pugh of Destin are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Karlyn, to Derek Franklin, son of Chris Ann and Jimmy Bergschneider of Apalachicola, both of Destin.

The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Andalusia High School and a 2015 graduate of Samford University. She is currently a teacher at Crosspoint Academy. The prospective groom is a 2006 graduate of Crestview High School, a 2012 graduate of Northwest Florida State College, and currently employed at Lockheed Martin.

The couple from Destin plans to marry March 10, 2018, at Seagrove Baptist Church in Santa Rosa Beach.