Cheryl and Glenn McFadden of Searsport are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel McFadden to Nathan Paling, son of Donna and Gary Paling of Wilton.

Rachel, a graduate of the University of Southern Maine and Boston University, is currently working for the University of Maine at Augusta. Nate is a graduate of Bridgewater College in Virginia and teaches Spanish at Mount Blue Middle School.

The couple is planning an October 2013 wedding to be held at the Boathouse in Belfast.