Catherine Genet and Joshua Chavez

Catherine Grace Genet and Joshua Lawrence Chavez are announcing their engagement and Dec. 30, 2017, wedding, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Akron.

Catherine is the daughter of Steve and Fran Genet of Tiffin. She graduated from Calvert High School in 2010, and the University of Akron in 2015. She is a registered nurse at Akron General Hospital.

Joshua is the son of George and Teresa Chavez of Tome, New Mexico. He graduated from St. Pius X High School, Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 2005, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in 2009, and University of Akron in 2011. He is a research chemist at Battelle, Columbus.