Jennifer Lynn Freeman and William L. Deitrick

Jennifer Lynn Freeman and William L. Deitrick, along with their families, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Keith and Rae Ellen Freeman of Stockton.

The prospective groom is the son of William H. and Anna Belle Deitrick of New Columbia, Pa.

The couple met at their alma mater, Houghton College, in Houghton. After graduation in May 2013, they both returned to their hometowns and dated long-distance until William proposed on Feb. 14.

They plan to marry Oct. 18 in Milton, Pa.