Kirsten Marie Messner and Josh Dillen Stratton, both of Altoona, are engaged to be married.
Miss Messner is the daughter of Donna Messner of Altoona.
She is a 2009 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 2013 graduate of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she received a bachelor's degree in interior design. In 2011, she received a degree in home staging from QC Design School.
She is an interior designer at Marketing and Design Service, Greenwood.
Mr. Stratton is the son of William and Susan Stratton of Altoona.
He is a 2009 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 2013 graduate of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he received a bachelor's degree in athletic training. He is pursuing a master's degree in sports management from California University of Pennsylvania.
He is the athletic trainer at Claysburg-Kimmel High School.
A June beach wedding in being planned in Sandbridge, Va.