Aliesha M. Sharpe and Ryan A. Gerchak are announcing their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

Parent’s of the bride-elect are Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Sharpe and Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Mellon. The groom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Gerchak.

Miss Sharpe is a graduate of Niles McKinley High School. She is pursuing a degree as a physical therapist assistant at Pennsylvania State University Shenango. She is employed by Aldi’s as a cashier.

Mr. Gerchak is a graduate of Girard Junior-Senior High School and graduated with an associate’s degree in technology from ETI. He is a small business owner.

The couple will be united in marriage during a wedding ceremony to be held Sept. 7, 2013, at First Covenant Church in Boardman. Invitations will be issued for the wedding and a reception to follow.