YOUNGSTOWN -- The engagement of Kimberly M. Barnett, 425 N. Glenellen Ave., and Matthew D. Laret, 8867 Manorford Drive, Parma Heights, is being revealed by her parents, Annette and John Barnett Jr., also of the Glenellen Avenue address. Parents of the future groom are Lee and Teri Laret, 3304 Quentin Drive.
A physics teacher at Mentor Lake Catholic High School in Mentor, Mr. Laret graduated from Kent State University with a bachelor's degree in physics and will graduate in May with a teaching certificate from Youngstown State University.
Miss Barnett earned an associate degree in early childhood education at YSU and is a regional administrator with Wee Care Day Care and Learning Centre in Boardman.
The couple have planned an open wedding for 1 p.m. July 21 at St. Brendan Church and an evening reception to be held by invitation at the Saxon Club.