— Stephen and Susan Tharp of Conneaut announce the engagement of their daughter, Mackenzie Elise Tharp, to Jeremy Thomas Coles, son of Brian and Valerie Coles of Milan.
The bride-to-be graduated from Conneaut High School in 2005 and received her bachelor of science degree in human development and family studies from Bowling Green State University in 2010. She is employed as a case manager at the Cerebral Palsy Center of Knoxville, Tenn.
Her fiancé, a 2004 graduate of Edison High School, received his degree in psychology from The Ohio State University in 2008 and a master’s of education in school psychology from Bowling Green State University in 2010. He is working toward his doctorate in school psychology at The University of Tennessee.
A closed wedding and reception will be held Aug. 9, 2014, at Coffee Creek Estate in Austinburg.