The engagement and upcoming marriage of Ashley Marie Bischoff and Kevin James Trapp are being announced by the couple’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Braund of Austintown, John Bischoff of Canfield, and Dr. and Mrs. James Trapp of Howland.

The bride-elect graduated from Youngstown State University with a bachelor of science degree in biology and chemistry. She is employed by the Surgical Associates of Youngstown.

Mr. Trapp graduated from Xavier University with a bachelor of arts in history and the University of Toledo College of Law with a juris doctorate. He is working for the Mahoning County Prosecutor’s Office as an assistant prosecutor.

The couple will be married during a wedding ceremony to be held on Oct. 5, 2013, at St. Columba Cathedral in Youngstown. Invitations will be issued for the ceremony and an evening reception to be held at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman.