Announcement has been made of the engagement of Jenni Spies and Brian Karas, both of Milwaukee, Wis.

An Aug. 1 wedding in Milwaukee is being plan-ned.

Spies is the daughter of Karen and Gary Spies, of Williamsport. She graduated from Loyalsock Township High School in 1999. She received a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y., in 2002, and a law degree from Marquette School of Law, Milwaukee, in 2006. She is employed by the County of Milwaukee as the assistant district attorney.

Karas is the son of Jill and Greg Karas, of St. Francis, Wis. He graduated from St. Francis High School in 2000 and received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, Whitewater, Wi-s., in 2008. He is employed by Wauwatosa East High School, Wauwatose, Wis., as an educational assistant, head baseball coach and assistant girls’ basketball coach.