The engagement of Carissa Anne Finch of Austintown and Timothy H. Pyles of Girard is being announced by the bride-elect's parents, Gerald and Christine Finch of Austintown.
Parents of the future groom are Larry and Rhonda Pyles of Sunbury and Linda Pyles of Columbus.
May 25 has been chosen by the couple for their open wedding at 1:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Canfield, and for their evening reception to be held by invitation at Tiffany's Banquet Center in Brookfield.
Miss Finch graduated from Youngstown State University with a bachelor's degree in political science. She is a manager and certified diamontologist with Fred Myer Jewelers in Mentor.
Mr. Pyles, a sous chef with Ramono's Macaroni Grill in Akron, is attending YSU.