Marsha and Neil Alterman of Warwick announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Lynn, to Seth Benjamin Richer, son of Robert Richer and the late Robin Richer, formerly of Aberdeen, N.J.
Rachel is a graduate of Temple University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcasting, telecommunications and mass media. She is currently enrolled in West Chester University, where she earned her teaching certification, and will also earn a master's degree in special education in May. Rachel is a special-education teacher in Highland Park, N.J.
Seth graduated cum laude from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish, and from Johns Hopkins University with a Master of Arts degree in teaching. He is a high school Spanish teacher in Piscataway, N.J.
Rachel is the granddaughter of Leah Alterman and the late Hyman (Beezle) Alterman, and the late Tillie and Dave Jacobs, and Joseph Cohen. Seth is the grandson of Lillian Richer and the late Murray Richer, and Ceil Kassel and the late Marvin Kassel.
The couple, who lives in Westfield, N.J., is planning an August 2007 wedding.