Kelly Carver of Marietta announces the engagement of her son, Andrew Lee Carver to Alexandra Lynn Ratie, daughter of Charles and Kathleen Ratie of Ellsworth, Ohio.

The bride-to-be and the prospective bridegroom both attended Marietta College where he earned bachelor’s degrees in accounting and computer information systems and she received a bachelor’s degree in political science. He also graduated from The Ohio State University with a Master of Accounting and she earned a Master of Public Administration from The George Washington University.

They both currently reside in Columbus, Ohio where he works as an IT Audit Specialist for Nationwide and she works as a Human Resources Specialist at The National Institutes of Health.

The couple plan to marry at 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 16 at Fellows Riverside Gardens in Youngstown, Ohio with a reception to follow at the gardens’ Davis Center.