The engagement and upcoming marriage of Rachael Calhoun and Eric Dobson are being announced by the couple’s parents.

The bride-elect is the daughter of John Calhoun of Warren and Julie Calhoun-Brannon of Cortland. The groom-elect is the son of James and Rebecca Dobson of Kinsman.

Ms. Calhoun received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Kent State University in 2008 and her master’s degree in special education from Youngstown State University in 2012. She is employed as a teacher by The Rich Center for Autism in Youngstown.

Mr. Dobson graduated from ETI Technical College in 2007 with an associate degree in HVAC/R. He is employed as an HVAC/R technician for A&E Factory Service in Austintown.

The couple will be united in marriage during a wedding ceremony to be held in May 2013. Invitations will be issued for the ceremony and a reception to follow.