Stephen and Barbara Moody of Monroe announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Moody, to David Sylvester, the son of Fred and Kim Sylvester of Vassalboro.

Melissa is a 2001 graduate of Mount View High School and is currently working on her master’s degree in special education at the University of Maine. She is employed as a teacher at the Sweetster School in Belfast.

David is a 2000 graduate of Winslow High School and attended Eastern Maine Technical College for HVAC. He is self-employed.

An Oct. 2 wedding is planned.