Marcy and Eric Silver of Beachwood happily announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Silver, to Alex Wetzel, son of Colette and Mark Wetzel of Winnetka, Ill.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Faye and Harvey Sheid of Pompton Lakes, N.J, and the late Rita Sheid, and Esther Silver of Beachwood, and the late Edward Silver. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in early childhood education from Miami University. Lindsay is an account executive at Uber Freight.

The groom-to-be is the grandson of Ann Wetzel of Aurora and the late Fred Wetzel, and Norman C. Dyer of Silver Spring, Md., and the late Monique Dyer. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in finance at Miami University. Alex is a project manager at Holder Construction.

Lindsay and Alex met in class at Miami University when the professor told the students to introduce themselves to the person sitting behind them.

The couple is planning an October 2020 wedding.