Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Burtrand of Bridgeport announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Nicole Burtrand, to Brian James Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Brown of Martins Ferry.
Burtrand is a 2008 homeschool graduate. She is self-employed.
Brown is a 2008 graduate of Faith Community Christian High School. He is a member of Carpenters Local 3 and is employed by Walters Construction.
An Oct. 8 wedding is planned.