Alan and Cindy Pickard of Saint Joseph, Mo., and Jim and Janet Herzet of Marion announce the engagement of their children, Carrie Jean Pickard and Jared Ray Herzet.
Pickard is a 1995 graduate of Bishop LeBlond High School and received her bachelor’s degree in speech-language-hearing from the University of Kansas. She also received a master’s degree in speech language pathology from KU in 2001. She has accepted a position as a speech language pathologist in the Shawnee Mission School District.
Herzet is a 1995 graduate of Marion High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Benedictine College. He is currently employed by Daimler Chrysler Financial in Leawood.
The couple will be married Oct. 6 in the Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Saint Joseph.