The engagement of Tracy Shupp, Lehighton, and Rick Kirkendall, also of Lehighton, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jean Shupp and Mark Shupp, of Lehighton. She is a graduate of Lehighton Area High School and is currently a student at Lincoln Technical Institute.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Kimberly Tracey of Whitehall, and Rick Kirkendall of Lehighton. He is a graduate of Lehighton Area High School and is also currently attending Lincoln Technical Institute.

No date has been set for the wedding.