Mr. and Mrs. Gerald M. Patton of North Canton and Mr. And Mrs. Joseph W. Young of Portsmouth have announced the engagement of Carissa Ann Patton of Fairlawn to Jacob Newberry Young of North Canton. The couple are planning for a May 12, 2012, wedding at 6 p.m. at St. Hilary Catholic Church in Fairlawn.
Carissa is a 2004 graduate of North Canton Hoover High School and a 2008 graduate of Ohio University graduate, with a BM in Music Education. She also recevied her MM in Performance-Instrumental Conducting in 2001 at Ohio University. She is employed as director of Music and Liturgy at St. Hilary Catholic Church, Fairlawn.
Jacob is a 2005 graduate of Portsmouth High School and a 2009 graduate of Ohio University, with a BM in Music Education. He also received a MM in Music Performance-Choral Conducting in 2011 at Ohio University. He is also employed as choral music director at Plain Local School District, Oakwood Middle School, North Canton.