Lara Bottner, daughter of Ellen Bottner of Charlotte, NC, and the late Steven Bottner, is engaged to David Searle, son of Bernard Searle of Livingston and the late Deborah Searle.
Ms. Bottner received a BA from Curry College, Milford, Mass., in integrated liberal studies and an MA from Lesley University, Cambridge, Mass., in special education. She is an elementary special education teacher in Essex County.
Mr. Searle graduated from Livingston High School. He received a BS from Kean University, Union, in telecommunication/IT. He is a system School. He received a BS from Kean University, Union, in telecommunication/IT. He is a system administrator at WebLearning.com in Fairfield.
A November 2017 wedding is planned.