Jessica George, Brad Kogut

TORONTO — Kirk and Sally George of Toronto announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jessica of New York City, N.Y., to Brad Kogut of New York City, formerly of Buffalo, N.Y.

The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Toronto High School and a 2005 graduate of Baldwin Wallace College, where she earned her bachelor’s of music degree in vocal performance. She earned her masters degree in opera from Carnegie Mellon University in 2007. She is a New York City-based actress.

Her fiance, the son of Gary and Colleen Kogut of Buffalo, N.Y., is a 2002 graduate of Culver Military Academy and earned his bachelor’s degree in sports management from Bowling Green State University in 2006. He is director of human resources for Gartner.

The couple will wed on Oct. 8 in New York City.