WHITEFIELD — Gilles and Dawn Dulac of Whitefield announce the engagement of their son, Shawn Ericson Dulac, to Katie Marissa Adams, daughter of George and Deborah Adams Bilcheck of Milford, Conn.

The couple met in 2010 while teaching in Downeast Maine. They instantly connected (he had me at “Bonjour”) and after moving to Rockland, Shawn popped the question at the Keith Urban Concert in Bangor on September 1, 2012.

Katie graduated from the University of Maine at Machias with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and received a master’s degree in Reading and Language Arts through Walden University. She was an elementary school teacher in Harrington, before her current teaching position at Miller School in Waldoboro.

Shawn is a 2003 graduate of Cony High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in 2007 from the University of Maine at Orono with a double major in French and Secondary Education. He was a French, Spanish and geometry teacher at Jonesport-Beals High School. He is currently teaching French and is the Boys’ Varsity Tennis Coach at Oceanside High School in Rockland.

A July 27, 2013 wedding in Rockland and honeymoon to Europe are planned.

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