Cathy DeBlander of Sagamore Hills announces the engagement of her daughter, Kristen DeBlander, also the daughter of the late Dr. Richard DeBlander, to Bryse Joy, son of Dave and Sherry Joy of Kent. The bride-elect is a graduate of Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy in Cuyahoga Falls, and Miami University in Oxford. She is employed at Novartis Pharmaceuticals in Cleveland. Her fianc is a graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School in Kent, and Miami University, where he became a member of Delta Tau Delta. He is employed at Celerant Consulting in Cambridge, Mass. A May 31 wedding is planned at Hudson Community Chapel in Hudson.