Dave and Beth Rhoads of New Middletown are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Rhoads, and Dale Murphy, both of Louisburg, N.C.
Parents of the future groom are Steve and Vicky Murphy of Four Oaks, N.C.
Invitations will be issued for a spring ceremony at Zion Lutheran Church in New Middletown, and a reception at Das Dutch Village Inn, Columbiana.
The bride-elect graduated from Youngstown State University and received a bachelor’s degree in education. She is a math teacher at Franklin County Schools in Bunn, N.C.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Barton College and West Virginia University. He received a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in physical education and is a health and physical education teacher at Franklin County Schools.