Kim and Dan McKnight, of Fairfield, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacqueline Ann, to Stephen Santacroce, son of Joan and Frank Santacroce, of North Branford.

The future bride, a graduate of Fairfield Warde High School and the University of Connecticut, holds a master's degree from Boston University. She is a speech-language pathologist at Randolph Hospital in Asheboro, N.C.

The future bridegroom is a graduate of North Branford High School and the University of Connecticut. He is an infrastructure design technician with Summit Design and Engineering Services PLLC in Raleigh, N.C.

An Oct. 4 wedding is planned.