Mr. & Mrs. S. Thomas (Suzanne) Pitera, of Sarasota, Florida are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Marie Pitera to James Wyatt Howard, III. Jay is the son of Mr. & Mrs. James W. (Carrie) Howard, Jr., of Weston, Florida.
Kristen is a 2007 graduate of Sarasota High School. She graduated from The University of Florida in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education and a Master's Degree in Elementary Education. Kristen is currently employed as a second grade teacher at Clarcona Elementary School in Orange County, Florida.
Jay is a 2007 graduate of Cypress Bay High School. He graduated from The University of Florida in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geography. Jay is currently employed as an Account Executive with Direct Media, USA in Orlando, Florida.
The couple plans to be married later this year in Key West, Florida.