Stephen and Helen Morse of Shelton have announced the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Morse, to Jeffrey Luoma, son of Wayne and Barbara Luoma of Madison, New Hampshire.

Ms. Morse graduated as the valedictorian of the Shelton High School class of 2005 and earned her bachelor’s degree from the College of the Holy Cross in 2009. The future bride is currently a Ph.D. candidate in cell biology at Yale University.

Mr. Luoma also earned his bachelor’s degree from the College of the Holy Cross in 2009 and earned his master’s degree from Georgetown University in 2011. The future groom is the assistant director of institutional research at the University of New Haven.

The wedding is planned for Aug. 16 at Saint Lawrence Church in Shelton.