The engagement of Kara Lockshaw and Brian Perdue, both of Olmsted Falls, is announced by the bride-elect's parents, Dr. Andrew III and Sherri Lockshaw of Boardman and Kathleen and Byron White of Berlin Center.
Parents of the future groom are Mr. and Mrs. Larry Perdue of Dunkirk, N.Y.
Miss Lockshaw earned a bachelor's degree in psychology at Kent State University and will complete work on a master's in business administration this spring at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. She is a productivity leader with GE Lighting in Cleveland.
Mr. Perdue holds undergraduate degrees in political science and business management from Grove City College, Grove City, Pa., and earned a master's in business administration at CWRU. He is a product manager at GE Lighting.
The couple will exchange vows Sept. 21 in Cleveland.