Richard and Marcia Ihlendorf of Dublin announce the engagement of their daughter, Claire, to Peter Burke, son of Robert and Gigi Burke of Avon, Conn.
The bride-to-be graduated from Dublin Coffman High School in 2001 and received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Virginia Tech in 2005. She received a master's degree in history from Virginia Tech in 2008 and is pursuing a doctorate in Spanish literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Her fiance graduated from Avon High School in 2004 and received a bachelor's degree in materials science and engineering from Lehigh University in 2008. He is pursuing a doctorate in materials science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he also is employed.
The wedding will take place on March 2 at El Presidio Chapel in Santa Barbara, Calif.