Poland residents Joseph and Lynn Mike are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Monica Nicole, to Joseph Nicholas Simko, son of Joseph and Karen Simko, also of Poland.
The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 3, at St. Columba Cathedral in Youngstown. Invitations will be issued for an evening reception to be hosted by the couple’s parents at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman.
Miss Mike received her bachelor of science in respiratory care from the University of Toledo and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in higher education and administration. She is employed as a registered respiratory therapist for Akron Children’s Hospital in Boardman and serves as a limited service faculty member in Youngstown State University’s respiratory care program.
The prospective groom graduated magna cum laude from Ohio State University with a bachelor of arts in communications. Mr. Simko is an intervention specialist for the Mahoning County Educational Service Center, having earned his special education credentials from Notre Dame College, and is also the ninth-grade head football coach at Poland Seminary High School.