Leslie and Dale DiRe and John and Lea Bushnell of Bend, Oregon, formerly of Sisters, joyfully announce the engagement of their son, Ben Bushnell, to Andrea Duke, daughter of Chuck and Tanya Duke of Billings, Montana. Ben is a 2005 graduate of Sisters High School, received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from University of Montana in 2010, and also earned his MBA at the University of Montana in 2014. Ben is currently employed at Schneider Electric - Energy and Sustainability Services in Houston, Texas. Andrea graduated from Billings West High School in 2007, received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Montana in 2011, and also earned her MBA at University of Montana in 2014. She is currently employed at alliant group of Houston, Texas. The couple met while earning their MBA at University of Montana in Missoula. After dating for only 9 months they decided to take a chance on each other and move to Houston, Texas together to pursue careers. They plan to marry in July 2017 in Sandpoint, Idaho at the Duke family vacation home.