Kristy Mallada and Philippe Tardieu are planning an April, 2005, wedding. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Efren Mallada of Plainsboro. A graduate of the College of New Jersey where she received a degree in nursing, she works as a clinical research associate for Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and development in Raritan.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jean-Claude Tardieu of Toulouse, France. He received his MBA from L’Institut d’Administation des Enterpreises de Toulouse, and is an equity research analyst at Bloomberg in Skillman.

Lauren Meyer and Brad Rochford are planning a May, 2005, wedding. The future bride is the daughter of Nancy and Philip Meyer of Charleston, South Carolina. A graduate of Clemson University, she is employed by the Chick-fil-A food firm.

The prospective groom is the son of Tom and Sheree Rochford of West Windsor. He is a graduate of West Windsor-Plainsboro High School. A graduate from Clemson University with a degree in mechanical engineering, he is employed by Louis Rich, a division of Kraft Foods.

Lindsey Johnston and Junji Akashi are planning a summer, 2006, wedding.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of High School South, Class of 2001, and is a senior at Washington University in St. Louis, where she studies Japanese and printmaking. She is also a freelance translator of Japanese comic books.

The prospective bridegroom is a graduate from the Nara National College of Technology with degrees in mechanical and electrical engineering.