Mr. and Mrs. Brad Echelberry of Fostoria would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Echelberry, to J.T. Bates.
Kelly is a 2004 graduate of Fostoria High School. She graduated in 2010 from Bowling Green State University with a bachelor's degree in education. She is an intervention specialist for Fostoria City Schools.
J.T. is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Bates of Sycamore. He is a 1998 graduate of Mohawk High School, a 2003 graduate of University of Findlay with a bachelor's degree in education and a 2009 graduate of Bowling Green State University with a master's degree in education. He is a health/physical education teacher for Fostoria City Schools.
The couple has planned a July 16, 2011, wedding in Tiffin. A reception is to follow at Meadowbrook Ballroom, Bascom.