Julie L. Fitzwater and Kevin A. Pospichel are engaged.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Lee and Debra Fitzwater of Tallmadge. She graduated from Tallmadge High school in 2004, Kent State University in 2009 and is currently a member of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and is on track to graduate in 2016.

She earned a bachelor's degree in zoology from KSU and is working toward her doctor of veterinary medicine degree at OSU. She is employed by The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center at Dublin.

Her fiance is the son of Ken and Jennifer Pospichel of Rootstown. He graduated from Rootstown High School in 2005 and Kent State University in 2010 and is employed by Apple in Columbus.

An August wedding is being planned for Fred Fuller Park in Kent.