Margaret Kirby and Christopher Emrick

Together with their families, Margaret Kirby and Christopher Emrick announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bill and Sue Kirby of Columbus. She is a 2006 graduate of Upper Arlington High School. She graduated from The Ohio State University in 2010 with a degree in international studies and Spanish. In 2012 she completed the Teach for America program and is presently employed as a second grade teacher at Greenlee Elementary in Denver, Colo.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Gregg and Ann Emrick of Little Hocking. He is a 2004 graduate of Warren High School. He completed his undergraduate in audiology in 2008 and graduated in 2012 with a doctor of audiology degree from The Ohio State University. He is currently employed as an audiologist with Kaiser-Permenate Hospital in Denver, Colo.

A February wedding is planned.