Lesley and Kevin Hicks of Russell and Mark Booth of Ironton are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Autumn Booth of Ashland, to Sir John Michael Smidt of Ashland.

The parents of the prospective groom are Jennifer Nichols of Bangor, Mich., and Scott Nichols of Charleston, W.Va.

The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Russell High School and attended Ohio University. She is employed as a manager at Cinemark Theater in Ashland.

The prospective groom is a 2010 graduate of Russell High School and is employed as an advanced support technician for AT&T in Grayson.

The couple will marry at 5:30 p.m. June 22 at the Paramount Arts Center in Ashland.