Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Persin of Bazetta announced the engagement of their son, Nathaniel W. Persin, to Valerie E. Cichocki, daughter of Anne Cichocki of North Royalton and the late Bruce Cichocki.

The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Cuyahoga Heights High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in political science from Ohio University (magna cum laude with departmental honors) and a Master of Public Administration in general public management from Cleveland State University. She is employed as a business generalist at McMaster-Carr Supply Co. in Aurora.

Mr. Persin is a 2003 graduate of Lakeview High School and earned a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in computer forensics and crime and a Master of Science degree in computing and information systems, both from Youngstown State University. He is employed as a software test engineer with Paychex in Hudson.

A November 2016 wedding is being planned at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hudson. Invitations will be forthcoming for the ceremony and the reception.