Donna and David Elsy of Fairfield have announced the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Elizabeth, to Ryan Michael McGovern, the son of Sandie and Kevin McGovern of Marston Mills, Mass.

The future bride holds a master's degree in speech/language pathology from Northeastern University, and is a speech therapist for Genesis Rehab Services in Reading, Mass.

The future bridegroom attended the Wentworth Institute and the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, obtaining a bachelor's degree in engineering. He later earned a master's degree in engineering from Boston University and is a senior engineer with Aerodyne Research Inc. in Billerica, Mass.

The couple plans a July 5 wedding in Topsfield, Mass.