Kent and Jennifer Middleton, of Cayuga, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lesley Kay Middleton, to Mark Obstalecki, son of Jan and Janina Obstalecki, of Bloomingdale, Illinois.
Lesley is a graduate of Union Springs Central School, and earned a bachelor's degree in biology at Elmira College. She is employed at the Boyce-Thompson Institute at Cornell University in Ithaca.
Mark is a graduate of Glenbard North High School, and received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The two met at Cornell, where Mark was studying for his Ph.D. He received it, in mechanical engineering, in May.
The couple will reside in Dayton, Ohio. No date has been set for the wedding.