Banjavcic and Szoltysik

MARICOPA, Ariz. – Announcement has been made of the engagement of Jenny Banjavcic and Joe Szoltysik, both of Maricopa, Ariz.

She is the daughter of Russ and Susan Banjavcic of Huntley. He is the son of Chester and Kathy Szoltysik of Maricopa, Ariz., formerly of Orland Park.

The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Huntley High School and a 2007 graduate of Illinois State University in Normal with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She is a seventh- and eighth-grade science teacher at Maricopa Wells Middle School in Maricopa, Ariz.

Her fiancé is a 1998 graduate of Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox, a 2002 graduate of Benedictine University in Lisle with a bachelor's degree in English and a 2008 graduate of the University of St. Francis in Joliet with a master's degree in education. He is an instructor for the Blended Learning Program at Maricopa Wells Middle School.

They plan to marry in December.