The engagement and upcoming marriage of Jennifer Danielle Bell and Joshua Shane Fick are being announced by the bride-elect’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stan Bell of Cortland.

Parents of the groom-elect are Mr. and Mrs. Skip Fick of Farmdale.

Miss Bell graduated from Maplewood High School in 2004 and from Muskingum University in 2009 with a degree in early childhood education and special education. She is employed as a teacher at Bristol Elementary School in Bristolville.

Mr. Fick is a 2007 graduate of Maplewood and is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering at Kent State University at Trumbull. He is employed as a CNC machinist at Glunt Industries in Warren.

The couple will be united in marriage during a wedding ceremony to be held Oct. 12, 2013, at Julia’s Bed and Breakfast in Hubbard. Invitations will be issued for the ceremony and a reception to be held at the Mahoning Country Club in Girard.