Howard, Caldwell

JIM AND Bobbie Howard of Martins Ferry announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Rae, to Beau Ryan Caldwell, son of Jim and Debbie Caldwell of Vero Beach, Fla.

The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Martins Ferry High School and a 2006 graduate of Youngstown State University with a bachelors of applied science degree in exercise science. She earned a masters of science degree in kinesiology/athletic administration from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., in 2008. She is employed by Dynamo Swim Club, Atlanta, Ga., Chamblee Campus as an age group swim coach.

Her fiance is a 2000 graduate of Upper Arlington High School and a 2004 graduate of Clarion University of Pennslyvania with a bachelors of arts degree in education. He earned his masters of arts degree in education from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and is employed by Dynamo Swim Club in Atlanta, Ga., Alpharetta Campus as an age group swim coach.

An Aug. 6 wedding is being planned at St. Mary’s Church in Martins Ferry.