The engagement of Michelle Kerr, daughter of Somjit Kerr and the late Larry M. Kerr, to Joshua Loy, son of Denny and Roberta Loy of Wasilla, Alaska, is announced by the bride's mother.
Bride-elect Kerr of Huntington Beach, Calif., is a 1995 graduate of Nevada High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Southwest Missouri State University in 1998. She earned a Master of Public Health and Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Saint Louis University in 2004. She currently works as a health educator for the University of California-Irvine Corporate Health Services Program in Irvine, Calif.
Prospective-groom Loy of Huntington Beach, Calif., earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Bradley University in 1999. He is employed as a crane mechanic at the Port of Long Beach in Long Beach, Calif.
A wedding is planned for Aug. 19, 2005, at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point, Calif.