Karen Ward and Anthony Gregorio 

Karen Ward and Anthony Gregorio 

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Randolph Ward of Grayson announce the engagement of their daughter Karen Melissa Ward, of Smyrna to Anthony James Gregorio, of Atlanta, son of Mary Gill Gregorio of Chelmsford, Mass., and Daniel Paul Gregorio of Oldsmar, Fla.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Weems and the late Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Ward. She is a 2005 graduate of Brookwood High School and a 2010 graduate of Georgia Tech, where she received a degree in industrial engineering. She is employed with Lockheed Martin as a leadership development program operations engineer.

The future groom is the grandson of Edward Gill of Somerset, Mass., the late Mary Kilduff Gill, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Anthony T. Gregorio. He is a 2005 graduate of Eastlake High School in Tarpon Springs, Fla., and a 2010 graduate of Georgia Tech, where he received a degree in computer science. He is employed with Home Depot as a user interface developer.

The wedding is planned for March 19 at the First Baptist Church in Lawrenceville.