Thad and Susan Howell of Syracuse announce the engagement of their daughter, Marisa Howell, to Joe Englert. He is the son of Tony and Julie Englert of Syracuse.

The bride-to-be graduated from Syracuse High School and from Kansas State University with a bachelor's degree in finance and general management. She is employed at Valley State Bank of Syracuse.

Her fiancee graduated from Syracuse High School and from Kansas State University with a bachelor's degree in aeronautical science-professional pilot.

He does various charter flying in the area and works at Englert Farms of Syracuse.

They plan to marry Aug. 31, 2013, at St. Raphael's Catholic Church in Syracuse.