Douglas and Peggy Fralinger, of Crown Point, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Lauren Fralinger to Zachary Barton, son of Kaye and Glenn Barton of Sandwich, Mass. Lauren is a graduate of Indiana University, with a bachelor of education and a masters in library science. She is a learning and research services librarian at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. Zachary graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s in ocean engineering. He is a contractor for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), located in Key Biscayne, Fla. The couple was engaged on June 22, 2015, and plans on a July 2016 wedding in Merrillville at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral.