The parents of McKenzie Rae Brickner are announcing the engagement of their daughter to Duane Christopher Posey.

McKenzie is the daughter of Kelly and Steve Brickner of Bascom. She is a 2006 graduate of Hopewell-Loudon High School. She graduated from Chamberlain College of Nursing in 2012. She is a registered nurse at Blanchard Valley Hospital and Mercy Tiffin Hospital.

Duane is the son of Christine and Wayne Posey of Bascom. He graduated in 2005 from Hopewell-Loudon High School. He served six years in the U.S. Army Reserve. Duane is employed by Posey Excavating, Fostoria.

The couple is planning a September 2014 wedding.