Announcement has been made of the engagement of Christine Marie Kochefko and Kevin Joseph Higgins. She is the daughter of Ronald and Carol Kochefko of Trumbull, and he is the son of William and Mary Ellen Higgins of Fairfield.

The future bride is a graduate of Staples High School and Boston College, holds a master’s degree from Fairfield University, and a 6th year degree in Educational Leadership from Sacred Heart University.

The future bridegroom is a graduate of Fairfield Prep and The College of the Holy Cross, and holds masters degrees from Boston College and Middlebury College.

The couple teaches at Ridgefield High School and will reside in Southport. A May 2015 wedding is planned.