The engagement of Samantha Wert, the daughter of Rebecca Klohn-Wert of Kent, to Kyle Hicks, the son of Mike and Sheila Hicks of Hudson, is announced. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School in Kent and a 2008 graduate of Kent State University. She is employed as a financial analyst at Jo-Ann Fabrics and Craft Stores.
Her fiancé is a 2005 graduate of Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls and a 2012 graduate of the University of Akron. He is employed as a regulatory affairs specialist at Omega Laboratories.
The couple will exchange wedding vows in August at St. Patrick Church in Kent.