Dr. and Mrs. Larry J. Gessner of Canfield are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Gessner, to Jake Walker, of Birmingham, Ala., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald E. Walker.
The two met in the honors program at the University of South Alabama, where the bride graduated with a BA in political science and the groom graduated with a BS in electrical engineering.
Mr. Walker now works as an electrical engineer for Alabama Power in Birmingham, while Miss Gessner is pursuing her JD the University of Alabama School of Law in Tuscaloosa.
The couple will be married in June 2013 at St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Boardman with an evening reception at The Embassy in Poland. Invitations will be extended for both.