BANGOR – Robert and Maria Verrill of Bangor are happy to announce the engagement of their son Matthew Verrill to Marisa Plourde, daughter of Richard and Diane Plourde, all of Lewiston. Marisa is a 2004 graduate of Saint Dominic High School in Auburn, a 2008 graduate of the University of Maine in Orono with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and is attending the University of Maine in Orono for her master’s degree in counselor education. She is an education technician at Kids Peace. Matthew is a 2001 graduate of Bangor High School in Bangor, a 2006 graduate of the Community College of the Air Force with a degree in aviation maintenance technology and a 2006 graduate of the University of Maine in Orono with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology. He is self-employed as a property manager. The couple is planning an Aug. 14, 2010, wedding and reception at the Hilton in Auburn.
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