Melissa Rae Neal and Trae Douglas Skinner

Don and Loretta Neal of Charleston and Gayle and James Vest of Elkins announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Rae Neal, to Trae Douglas Skinner, son of Doug and Kimberly Skinner of Jimtown.

The bride-elect is a 2013 graduate of Elkins High School and is attending Davis & Elkins College as an early childhood education major. She is employed at Ladybugs Daycare of Elkins.

Her fiance is a 2011 graduate of Elkins High School. He is employed with Wolf Excavating of Bridgeport.

A summer wedding is scheduled for July 12, 2014. The couple reside in Elkins.