Announcement has been made of the engagement of Katie Welsh and Zachary Wert, both of Fairfax, Va.

An Aug. 2 wedding in Northumberland is being planned.

Welsh is the daughter of Jennie and Steve Welsh, of Jersey Shore. She graduated from Jersey Shore Area High School in 2009 and received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and elementary education from Lycoming College in 2013. She is employed by Manassas City Public Schools, Manassas, Va., as a third grade teacher.

Wert is the son of Gina and Sam Wert, of McElhattan. He graduated from Central Mountain High School in 2008 and received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Thiel College, Greenville, in 2012. He is employed by Community Residences Inc., Alexandria, Va., as a counselor.