TICONDEROGA Derek and Diane LaFrance of Ticonderoga and Doris Macey of Crown Point have announced the engagement of their daughter, Christina Marie LaFrance, to Brayton Gregory Pendell, son of Luman Pendell of Crown Point and Barbara Pendell of Glens Falls. The future bride is a 2003 graduate of Moriah Central School. She graduated SUNY-Plattsburgh in 2007 with a bachelors degree in early childhood education. She is employed seasonally with the state Department of Environmental Conservation in Lake George. The future groom is a 2001 graduate of Crown Point Central School. He graduated from Paul Smiths College in 2005 with a bachelors degree in industrial forest operations. He is employed with he state Department of Environmental Conservation as the senior forestry technician at the Saratoga Tree Nursery in Saratoga Springs. An Aug. 23, 2008, wedding is planned.