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Bruce and Julie Gerboth of Ahwatukee announced the engagement of their daughter, Kristina Marie Gerboth, to Nicholas David Jacobsen, son of Jeff and Char Jacobsen of Ahwatukee.

Nick surprised Kristina by proposing to her at sunset on the beach in Maui, Hawaii, on Oct. 11. Parents Bruce, Julie, Jeff, and Char were there as a further surprise to Kristina and to witness the proposal. Kristina and Nick have been together since 2005 and graduated from Mountain Pointe High school in the Class of 2007.

Nick and Kristina received their undergraduate degrees from the University of Arizona in 2011. Kristina is in the final year of her PharmD studies at the University of Arizona. Nick is currently employed as a systems engineer in Fort Worth, Texas.

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