Linda and Ronald Friedman, Otello Ricci, and Alfrieda and Jim Ferguson announce the engagement of their children, Melissa Lynn Friedman and Michael Henry Ricci.

    Melissa is a magna cum laude graduate of Dickinson College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. She also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the George Washington University. Melissa is a marketing manager for Glaxo Smith Kline.

    Michael earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and a master's degree in communications from LaSalle University. He is an account manager for Brown and Brown Insurance.

    Melissa is the granddaughter of Ida Price and the late Herman Price, and the late Bella and Harry Friedman. Michael is the grandson of the late Rita and Henry Ricci, and Alfrieda and Norman Keigler. The family also remembers Melissa's brother Mark Allen Friedman.

    Sharing in the couple's joy are Nicole Friedman-James, Cliff James, Taylor and Dylan Friedman, Diana and Skip Venuto, and Nikolas and Donte Venuto.

    The couple is planning an October wedding.