The engagement and upcoming marriage of Kristen Mellott and Michael Yacovone are being announced by the couple’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Mellott of Cortland and Mr. and Mrs. Jordan Yacovone of Austintown.

Miss Mellott graduated from the University of Akron with a bachelor’s degree in business and organizational communication and public relations. She is the director of marketing and sales at Great Improvements.

Mr. Yacovone holds a juris doctor degree from the University of Akron School of Law. He is a criminal defense attorney in Youngstown.

The couple will be united in marriage during a wedding ceremony to be held June 22, 2013, at St. Columba Cathedral in Youngstown. Invitations will be issued for the ceremony and reception to follow at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center.