Kelly Elizabeth O'Connell, daughter of Mike and Cindy O'Connell of Westerville, and Steven Schmidt, son of Guyla and Steve Scraper of Evansville, Ind., have announced their engagement.

Kelly Elizabeth O'Connell, daughter of Mike and Cindy O'Connell of Westerville, and Steven Schmidt, son of Guyla and Steve Scraper of Evansville, Ind., have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of DeSales High School, Ohio University and Loyola University Chicago.

She is employed by Database Consultants in Melbourne, Australia.

The future groom is a graduate of Benjamin Bose High School and Indiana University.

He is employed by IBM.

The couple plan a Sept. 23 wedding at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Westerville.