Richard Scarsella and Debra Mettee of Boardman are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Natalie Scarsella, to Alex Friend, both of New Albany, Ohio. The future groom is the son of James and Jill Friend, also from New Albany.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of The University of Toledo, where she earned a bachelor of education degree in multi-age education and a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish.
The future groom is also a graduate of The University of Toledo, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in environmental science.
Alex Friend and Natalie Scarsella
The bride-elect works as a Spanish teacher at Canal Winchester Local Schools in Canal Winchester, Ohio. The future groom works as a claims adjuster for Nationwide Insurance in Columbus.
The couple will be married on July 25 at St. Charles Church in Boardman, followed by a reception at The Lake Club in Poland. Invitations will be extended for both events.
The couple are happy to share their wedding date with the groom's grandparents, who will be celebrating their 62nd wedding anniversary on the same day.