Bob and Cindy Hieston, Jamestown, Ind., announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Hieston, Marthasville, to Alex Meyer, Washington, son of Jon and Peggy Meyer, Washington.

Rachel is a 2007 graduate of Western Boone High School and a 2011 graduate of Kansas State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in animal science. She is employed as a training manager for Novus International.

Alex is a 2009 graduate of Washington High School and a 2010 graduate of State Tech-Linn, where he studied heavy equipment operations. He is employed as an ironworker at Sieve Contractors.

The couple plan a Sept. 29, 2018, wedding in Washington.