The engagement and upcoming marriage of Shannon Rupert and Tom Popadak are being announced by the couple and their families.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Jean Rupert of Warren and Scott Rupert of Champion. Parents of the groom-elect are Diane Popadak of Rome and Michael Popadak of Winter Haven, Fla.

Miss Rupert graduated from Kent State University with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and a master’s degree in reading specialization in education. She is employed a teacher at Willard PK-8.

Mr. Popadak attended the Ohio State University and is taking classes to become an electrician. He is employed at National Fire and Water Repair as a lead water technician.

The couple will be married during a wedding ceremony to be held June 27, 2015, at First United Methodist Church in Warren. Invitations will be issued for the ceremony and for a reception to follow.