Steven and Katherine Szerdy of Hudson, Ohio are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn Elizabeth Szerdy, to Jeremy Jason Long, the son of Robyn Hilliard Riddle of Oviedo, Florida.

The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Hudson High School and 2012 graduate of Kent State University with a degree in exercise physiology. She is an Ohio Army National Guard veteran of the war in Afghanistan. She is employed at Mercy Regional Medical Center.

Her fiance is a 2005 graduate of Oviedo High School. He is an army veteran of the war in Iraq. He is employed as a fire mitigator in Colorado. The couple plans to wed Sept. 30, 2017, in Akron, Ohio.