GIRARD -- Announced by James and Joyce Brent, 282 Churchill Road, is the engagement of their daughter, Jeanine Marie Brent of Cary, N.C., and Stephen Gary Slater, also of Cary, a son of Gary and Barbara Slater, 1819 Collar-Price Road, Hubbard.
Miss Brent graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in psychology from Ohio University at Athens and earned a master's in clinical psychology from Edinboro University, Edinboro, Pa. She is a licensed psychologist with North Carolina Department of Corrections in Lillington, N.C.
Mr. Slater, a project manager with Cintas in Raleigh, N.C., graduated from Ohio University at Athens with a bachelor's degree in business, pre-law and finance. He served four years as a captain with the 82nd Airborne Division and was also an Army Ranger.
The couple have chosen Sept. 1 for their open wedding at 2 p.m. at St. Rose Church. Invitations will be issued for their evening reception at Leo's Ristorant & eacute; in Howland.