The engagement and upcoming marriage of Melinda L. Wiswell and Alexander F. Mechling are being announced by the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Wiswell of Bazetta, and groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Mechling of Columbus.

Miss Wiswell graduated from John Carroll University in 2009, and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and creative writing. Currently, she is a marketing coordinator at Flight Options.

Mr. Mechling graduated from Miami University with a bachelor’s degree in economics in 2009, and holds a juris doctor degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Currently he works for United Healthcare.

The couple resides in Hudson. The couple will be married during a ceremony on Sept. 21, 2013.