Announcement has been made of the engagement of Kristen Crandall and Michael Vaverchak, both of Martinsburg, W.Va.

An Aug. 23, 2014, wedding at Liberty Mountain Resort, Carroll Valley, is being planned.

Crandall is the daughter of Cheryl and Garry Crandall, of Cogan Station. She graduated from Williamsport Area High School in 2004. She received a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., in 2008, and a master’s degree in biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., in 2011. She is employed by Life Technologies as a program manager.

Vaverchak is the son of Cindy and John Vaverchak, of Hagerstown, Md. He graduated from South Hagerstown High School in 2002 and attended West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va., as a civil engineering major. He is employed by Power Solutions as a project manager.