Keith and Judy Confer of Warren are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachael Elizabeth, to Robbie Alan Hopewell, both of Raleigh, N.C. Robbie is the son of Jerry Hopewell and Diane Williams of Conetoe, N.C.

Rachael is a 2000 graduate of Warren Area High School and a 2004 graduate of Mercyhurst University with a bachelor of science degree in world languages and cultures, Spanish education and earned a master of education degree in school counseling from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She is employed by Wake County Schools in Raleigh as a high school counselor.

Robbie is a 2000 graduate of Southwest Edgecombe High School and Eastern Carolina University in 2006 with a bachelor of science degree in exercise and sports science, physical education. He is employed as an elementary physical education teacher by Johnston County Schools, N.C., and is also a basketball referee.

A June 21, 2014, wedding is planned in Asheville, N.C.