Alexandria Acacia-Nicole Kelch of Hot Springs, Ark., and Matthew Otto Brickner of Fostoria have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be, the daughter of Jennifer Kelch of Melbourne, Ark., received a bachelor’s degree from The University of Arkansas in 2009 and a master’s degree from the University of Southern California in 2011. She is an area director at Loyola University, New Orleans.

The groom-to-be is the son of Kelly and Ron Brickner, both of Fostoria. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2008 from Bowling Green State University and works with Archer Daniels Midland in Destrehan, La.

The couple plans to wed April 18, 2014.