The parents of Jessica Marie Swope and Eric Christopher Novick announced that they are engaged to be married.
Miss Swope is the daughter of Galen and Karen Swope of Cresson.
She is a 2005 graduate of Penn Cambria High School, Cresson; a 2009 graduate of St. Francis University, Loretto, with a bachelor's degree in elementary/special education; and a 2012 graduate of Clarion University with a master's degree in curriculum and instruction.
She is an elementary special education teacher at Mill Creek Towne Elementary School, Derwood, Md.
Mr. Novick is the son of Victor and Victoria Novick of Glen Dale, W.Va.
He is a 2005 graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School and a 2009 graduate of Slippery Rock University with a bachelor's degree in accounting.
He is a Naval auditor for the Department of Defense in Washington, D.C.
A July wedding is being planned at the Immaculate Conception Chapel at St. Francis University.