Lisa Marie Sipes and Jacob James Jerele, both of Columbus, Ohio, are engaged to be married.
Miss Sipes is the daughter of Pamela Forr Purdy and Thomas Sipes, both of Altoona.
She is a 2003 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 2007 graduate of Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, with a bachelor of music in flute performance. She earned a master of science in education in counseling with a focus on college student development from Youngstown State University in 2009.
She is an academic counselor for the Ohio State University, Columbus.
Mr. Jerele is the son of Dr. Jim and Sue Jerele of Powell, Ohio.
He is a 2002 graduate of Worthington Christian High School, Worthington, Ohio, and a 2006 graduate of Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, with a bachelor of fine arts in still-based media studies.
He is a registration specialist for Nationwide Children's Hospital and a freelance graphic designer in Columbus.
The couple will be married on May 25 at Camp Mary Orton, Columbus.