Rachel Bickford and Shawn MacNevin, both Manhattan, Kan., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
Parents of the couple are Vicki and Joel Bickford, Bottineau, N.D., and Jacqui and James MacNevin, Strafford, N.H.
Rachel is a 2006 graduate of Fargo South High School, Fargo, N.D., and a 2011 graduate of Jamestown College, Jamestown, with a bachelor's degree in English education. She is an English teacher at Rossville Junior High School, Rossville, Kan., and a 1st Lieutenant in the Army National Guard.
Shawn is a 2007 graduate of Spaulding High School, Rochester, N.Y., and a 2011 graduate of University of New Hampshire, Durham, N.H., with a bachelor's degree in kinesiology pedagogy. He is 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, Fort Riley, Kan.
A Sept. 28, 2013, wedding is planned at Metigoshe Ministries, Bottineau, with a reception to follow at Birchwood Steakhouse and Lounge, Bottineau.