Mr. and Mrs. H. Pryor Blackwell of Highland Park are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Peyton Elizabeth Blackwell, to Hector Andre Dowd, son of Mrs. Hedda Dowd and the late Mr. Jack Dowd of Dallas.
The couple first met in middle school, reconnecting much later, after college.
The bride is a 2008 graduate of Highland Park High School. She received a Bachelor of Science in communications from Dallas Baptist University. Peyton works on the Community Relations Team at The Center for BrainHealth and Brain Performance Institute.
The groom is a 2007 graduate of Shelton High School. He received a Bachelor of Arts in business and a Bachelor of Science in communications from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles Andre is Director of Development at Kickstart Kids.
The couple plan a May 20, 2017 wedding at Park Cities Baptist Church with a reception following at Sixty Five Hundred.