Jillian Kiska, Philip Iffland II

WINTERSVILLE – Mr. and Mrs. Chester Kiska Jr. of Wintersville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jillian Heather, to Philip Henry Iffland II, son of Dr. Philip H. Iffland and Renee Spurgeon of Canton.

The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Indian Creek High School, a 2006 graduate of Bethany College with a bachelor’s degree in English and a 2008 graduate of Kent State University with a master’s degree in higher education administration. She is an academic adviser for the honors college at KSU.

Her fiance is a 2005 graduate of Jackson High School in Massillon, a 2009 graduate of Miami University with a bachelor’s degree in zoology, a 2012 graduate of KSU with a master’s degree in biology and is a doctoral candidate in the school of biomedical sciences at KSU.

A wedding is planned in October 2014 in Napa Valley, Calif.