Stephanie Mendelson of Bellaire and Gerry Mendelson of Shadyside announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Leigh, to Andrew Patrick Yanchus, son of Patrick and Kathleen Yanchus of Topsfield, Mass.
The bride-to-be is a 1999 graduate of Bellaire High School and a 2003 graduate of The Ohio State University with a bachelor of arts degree in communications and political science. She is the director of public affairs at Roni Hicks and Associates based in San Diego, Calif.
Her fiance is a 1999 graduate of St. John's Preparatory High School in Massachusetts and a 2003 graduate of Providence College where he received a bachelor of science degree in business. Andrew is a California law enforcement officer.