Kyle and Toni Triplett, Washington, announce the engagement of McKaela LeaAnne Triplett, Columbia, to Herbert Joseph Alferman, Washington, son of Curt and Lynn Alferman, Washington.

McKaela graduated from Washington High School in 2013 and the University of Missouri in May 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in social work. She is employed by Providence Urgent Care and Rainbow House, both located in Columbia.

Herby graduated from Washington High School in 2013. He currently is studying cyber security at Maryville University. He is employed by D&H Trucking, Washington.

The couple plan an Oct. 21, 2017, wedding at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Washington.