Richard and Pia Leonard of West Tisbury are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghan Brielle Leonard, to William Edward Palin, the son of Dr. Joseph and Mary Palin of Carrollrton, Ga.

The future bride graduated from Dartmouth College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in prevention science and practice from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is employed as a guidance counselor at Lawrence High School.

The future bridegroom graduated from the University of Rochester with a bachelor’s degree in brain and cognitive sciences and a doctor of law from Suffolk University. He is an access to justice/technology fellow at Harvard Law School.

An Island wedding is planned for September, 2017. The couple will live in Cambridge.