Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kitchens of Newton Falls announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Kitchens, and Robert Grady, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Grady of Martins Ferry.
Kitchens is pursuing a master's degree in school counseling. She is employed as a second-grade teacher for Clark County School District in Las Vegas.
Grady earned a master's degree from Walden University in forensic psychology. He will pursue a career in that field.
A Sept. 21 wedding is planned.