(January 13, 2014)

James and Mary Jo Martin, of Bel Air, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Grace Martin, to Paul Spenser Carlson, son of Ron and Rose Carlson, of Bradenton, Fla.

The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of The John Carroll School and the prospective groom graduated in 2007 from Saint Stephen's Episcopal School in Bradenton.

The couple met at their alma mater, Stetson University, in DeLand, Fla, where Martin majored in communications and was the president of Alpha Xi Delta. Carlson majored in finance and was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Martin is a public relations coordinator for It Works! Global and Carlson is an operations specialist for JP Morgan Chase.


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An October 2014 wedding is planned in Florida.