Jean Tripp of Belfast, and Robert Tripp of Frankfort announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Tripp, 23, to James Gray, 23, son of Clifford Gray of Orland.

Amber is a 2008 graduate of the University of Maine with a bachelor’s degree in English and is employed by Target in Bangor. James will be graduating from Eastern Maine Community College in 2010 with an associate’s degree in communications systems technology.

A September wedding is planned.