Announcement is made of the engagement of Nichole Leigh Kasper and Marco Angelo Allocca. She is the daughter of Charles and Doreen Kasper of Shelton, and he is the son of Angelo and Lucy Allocca of Shelton. The couple currently lives in West Hartford and plan to marry on April 27 in Hartford. The bride to be holds a bachelor\u2019s degree in liberal studies and a master\u2019s degree in elementary education from Southern Connecticut State University. She is certified by the Connecticut to teach grades kindergarten through sixth. She currently works in Danbury as a literacy interventionist. The groom to be holds a bachelor\u2019s degree, summa cum laude, in political science and psychology from the University of Connecticut. He also holds a juris doctor, with honors, from the University of Connecticut School of Law. He is an associate attorney at Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C., in Hartford.