The future groom earned a music education degree in 2001 from the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University. He is currently a band director in the Southwestern City Schools District near Columbus.
The bride-elect is the daughter of David Christensen and Teresa Christensen. She earned bachelor's and master's degrees in mathematics from Kent State University in 2004 and 2009, respectively. She recently became employed by Columbus State Community College.
The couple will wed Nov. 21 at Good Hope Lutheran Church in Boardman. They will reside together in Columbus after their nuptials.
KEITH HALLAS and JULIE ANNE CHRISTENSEN