Ron and Patty Brenton, Lawrence, and Jose Perez, Topeka, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Perez, Lawrence, to Michael Bessolo, Quantico, Va., the son of Michael and Pamela Bessolo, Lakewood, Calif.
The future bride graduated from Lawrence High School in 2000 and received a bachelor's degree in English from Washburn University in 2004. She is pursuing a master's degree in educational administration at Washburn. She teaches sophomore English at Eudora High School.
The future groom graduated from Lakewood High School and played baseball at Kansas University, where he received a bachelor's degree in business administration in 2006. He is a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps.
The couple plan a June 16, 2007, wedding in Lawrence.