Katie Russell, Thomas Perko

STEUBENVILLE – Katie Russell and Thomas Perko are engaged.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mary Russell of North Ridgeville, Ohio, and Bill Russell of North Olmsted, Ohio.

She is a 2004 graduate of Magnificat High School, graduated magna cum laude in 2008 from John Carroll University with bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and history and received her Juris Doctorate from Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2014. She is an attorney at Robert Brown, LLC.

Her fiance, the son of Al and Darlene Perko of Steubenville, is a 2004 graduate of Catholic Central High School and graduated magna cum laude from John Carroll University with a bachelor’s degree in finance in 2008. He is an actuary at Ernst & Young.

The couple are planning a fall wedding.