Ronald and Carolyn Bierbaum, Augusta, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Bierbaum, Augusta, to David Reckert, Defiance, son of Dave Reckert, Defiance, and the late Tracy Reckert.

Kayla is a 2010 graduate of Washington High School and a 2014 graduate of the University of Central Missouri, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in education and modern languages. She also is a 2017 graduate of Lindenwood University, where she obtained a master’s degree in administration. She is employed by the School District of Washington as a second-grade teacher.

David is a 2009 graduate of Francis Howell High School. He graduated from Linn State Technical College in 2011 with an associate of applied science degree. He is employed by Merkel Mechanical as a service technician.

The couple plan to marry in May 2018 in Augusta.