The engagement and upcoming marriage of Leah Nicole Campbell and Maxwell Nicholas Merhar are being announced by the couple’s parents, James and Lori Campbell of Howland and Jerry and Kathy Merhar of Willoughby.

Miss Campbell is a 2006 graduate from Howland High School and graduated from Kent State University with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. She is employed as a teacher with Willoughby-Eastlake School District in Willoughby.

Mr. Merhar graduated from South High School in 2006. He graduated from Kent State University and is an insurance agent and partner with The Merhar Agency Inc. in Willoughby.

The couple will be united in marriage during a wedding ceremony on July 13, 2013, at Willoughby United Methodist Church. Invitations will be issued for the ceremony and reception to follow at Pine Ridge Country Club in Willoughby.