The engagement and upcoming marriage of Tara Pregibon and John Paul Jacola are being announced by the bride-elect’s parents, Nick and Linda Pregibon of Niles.

Parents of the groom-elect are Robert and Bernadette Jacola of Niles.

Miss Pregibon is a 2005 graduate of Niles McKinley High School. She graduated from Westminster College with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and is employed as a product safety and compliance specialist at The Lubrizol Corp. in Cleveland.

Mr. Jacola is a 2001 graduate of John F. Kennedy High School and received a bachelor’s degree in business from West Virginia University. Graduate studies include a master’s degree in industrial relations from West Virginia University and a juris doctorate in 2012 from the University of Akron. He is employed as a human resources consultant at the Marathon Petroleum Company in Canton.

The couple will be united in married during a wedding ceremony to be held May 25, 2013, at St. Stephen Church in Niles. Invitations will be issued for an evening reception at Aulizio’s Banquet Center.