SOUTHBURY, CONN./SHELDON —Michael and Lorraine Fairchild of Southbury, Conn., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Fairchild, to Cassie Hartman. The couple became engaged in Barbados and reside in Westville, Conn.

Jennifer is a graduate of the University of North Carolina with an undergraduate degree in criminal justice. She earned her masters degree in social work from Southern Connecticut State. She is the owner of Fairchild Coaching and Therapy in New Haven, Conn.

Cassie is the son of George and Louise Hartman and is originally from Sheldon, Vt. He graduated from Norwich University. He is employed as a civil engineer by the Bridge Inspection and Design Division of the FIGG Engineering Group. Cassie is presently assigned to a bridge project in E. Haven, Conn. An Aug. 24 wedding date has been set.