Announcement has been made of the engagement of Nichole Helwig and Jared Hetherington, both of Beaver Falls.

A Sept. 26 wedding in Aliquippa is being planned.

Helwig is the daughter of Brenda and Michael Helwig, of Hughesville, and Daniel Palko, of Nanty Glo. She graduated from Hughesville High School in 2008. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Misericordia University, Dallas, Pa., in 2012, and is pursuing a master’s degree in mental health counseling at Geneva College, Beaver Falls. She is employed by Giant Eagle, Chippewa, and also at Southwood Psychiatric Hospital, Bridgeville, as an intern.

Hetherington is the son of Julie and Paul Hetherington, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. He graduated from being homeschooled in 2006 and received a bachelor’s degree in youth ministry and Bible and theology from Malone University, Canton, Ohio, in 2010. He is employed by Christ Alliance Church, Aliquippa, as director of youth and music.