Michael and Deanne Artese of 14 Dorwin Hill Road, New Milford, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Nicole Artese, to Zachary Martin Jackson, son of Bill and Darlyne Jackson of Cider Mill Heights, North Granby.

The future bride graduated from New Milford High School and Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. She is a graduate student in the Psy.D. program at the University of Indianapolis.

The future bridegroom graduated from Granby Memorial High School in Granby and Eastern Connecticut State University with a bachelor of science degree in computer science. He is a senior IT tech at Amazon.com.

A May 2012 wedding is planned.