Kurt M. and L. Tish Karpoy of Johnstown announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaye Elberta Karpoy, to Joseph R. Houtz, the son of Margeret A. Houtz of Johnstown and the late William J. Houtz.
Karpoy is a 2004 graduate of Johnstown High School and received an associate degree in liberal arts from Fulton-Montgomery Community College. She is a legal secretary at the law office of Heidi A. Gifford.
Houtz is a 1998 graduate of Johnstown High School and received a bachelor's degree in science and electrical engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a electrician and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 236.
A wedding is planned for Nov. 10, 2012.