McGovern — Dowling

Maryellen and Joseph McGovern of Narragansett, R.I., announce the engagement of their daughter Kathryn to Michael Dowling, son of Jeanne and Douglas Dowling of Vineyard Haven.

Kathryn graduated from the Prout School, South Kingstown, R.I. and is a 2005 graduate of Merrimack College with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. She holds a master’s degree in communication disorders from the University of Connecticut and is employed as a speech and language pathologist by the Harwinton Consolidated School in Harwinton, Conn.

A 2001 graduate of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, Michael graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and is currently working toward a degree in education at Central Connecticut State University.

A summer 2010 wedding is planned.