PORT HENRY - Phil and Libby Thompson of Hudson Falls announce the engagement of their daughter Kate Thompson to Carl Shoemaker, son of Judy Shoemaker and Michael Poston of Irvine, Calif., and the late David Shoemaker.
The future bride graduated from Hudson Falls Central School in 1997. She graduated SUNY-Oswego in 2001 with a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design. She is marketing coordinator for Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union's Port Henry branch.
The future bride groom graduated from University High School, Irvine, Calif., in 1996. He graduated from Humboldt State University, Arcata, Calif., in 2007 with a master of science degree in psychology. He is seeking a position in the mental health field and is a volunteer for the Volunteers for Literacy in Port Henry.
The couple is new to the area and plan to make Port Henry their home.
A Sept. 4, 2011, wedding is planned.