Gary and Lisa Ponzani of Bellaire announce the engagement of their daughter, Larisa, to Matt Hissom, son of Joe (Linda) Hissom and Lynn (Dave) Barr, both of Barnesville.
The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Bellaire High School and attended Kent State University and Ohio University Eastern Campus. She is employed as a coordinator for the Belmont County Department of Job and Family Services.
Her fiance is a 1995 graduate of Barnesville High School and a 2001 graduate of Ohio University. He is employed at Barnesville High School as a high school science teacher.
An Oct. 5 wedding is planned at St Johns Catholic Church in Bellaire.