Heather Fergus, daughter of Jim and Cheryl Fergus of Powell, and Richard Abbott, son of Craig and Michele MacNab of South Bend, Ind., have announced their engagement and plans to be married.

Heather Fergus, daughter of Jim and Cheryl Fergus of Powell, and Richard Abbott, son of Craig and Michele MacNab of South Bend, Ind., have announced their engagement and plans to be married.

The couple plans to exchange wedding vows in an Oct. 10 ceremony at the Laketown Golf & Conference Center in Saugatuck, Mich.

The bride-to-be is a 1998 Upper Arlington High School graduate and earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Miami University in 2002 and a master's degree in community counseling from Western Michigan University in 2007. She is an outpatient therapist with Woodlands Behavioral Healthcare Network.

The future groom graduated from Clay High School in 1990 and holds bachelor's degrees in theatre and English from Indiana University (1994) and a master's degree in acting from the University of South Carolina (1997). He is creative director for Pathfinders Advertising & Marketing Group, Inc.