The engagement of Nicole Marie Dawdy and David Stevens Power, both of Chatham, is being announced.

The future bride is the daughter of Tina Dawdy of Alsey and Art Dawdy of Pittsfield. She graduated from Winchester High School in 2007, from Springfield College in 2009 with an associate’s degree in liberal arts and Robert Morris College in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She is employed at Scheels in Springfield as an assistant store leader.

The future groom is the son of Carol Stevens and Jim Power of Fargo, North Dakota. He graduated from Fargo South High School in 2006, attended college and served in the National Guard for seven years. He is employed at Scheels in Springfield as a support lead.

The future bride and groom are planning an Oct. 8 wedding in the Artisans Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield.