Steven and Kathleen Payne announce the engagement of their son, Kenneth Bradley Payne, to Lindsay Marie Atchison, daughter of Doreen Atchison of Waterbury, Conn., and the late Edwin Atchison.
Miss Atchison graduated from Pomperaug High School in Southbury, Conn., and from Pace University in New York City. She is employed by the state of Connecticut as a processing technician in the State Police Firearms Unit.
Mr. Payne graduated from Manchester Memorial High School and Keene State College. He is employed as a health, safety and environmental supervisor for PCL Constructors Inc., in New Haven, Conn.
An Aug. 16 wedding is planned in Westbrook, Conn.