Melissa Barry, Steven Ball

Melissa Erin Barry and Steven Ray Ball, both of Mason, Mich., are engaged to be married.

Miss Barry is the daughter of Bonnie Barry and Richard Barry, both of Altoona.

She is a 2009 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with dual degrees in criminology and political science. She is pursuing her doctorate at Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Auburn Hills, Mich.

She is interning with the Ingham County (Mich.) Probate Court as a guardian ad litem and court investigator.

Mr. Ball is the son of Kim and Richard Ball of Concord, Mich.

He is a 2010 graduate of Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Mich., with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and mathematics.

He is a computer programmer at Michigan Hospital Association Coverys.

A June 21, 2014, wedding is being planned at St. James Catholic Church, Mason.