Lauren Carini and Tony Burand, both of Iowa City, Iowa, have announced their engagement.
Parents of the future bride are Fil and Annette Carini of Brookfield. Parents of the future groom are Tony and Kim Burand of Shoreview, Minnesota.
The bride-to-be is a 2010 Brookfield East High School graduate. She holds a bachelor's degree in Spanish from Wheaton College and is pursuing a law degree at the University of Iowa Law School.
The groom-elect holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry and physics from Bethel University in Minnesota, and is pursuing a doctorate in biomedical engineering at the University of Iowa.
They are planning an Aug. 1, 2017, wedding at Elmbrook Church.