Together with their families, Micalyn Kuhl and Jake Stump announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Gina Kuhl of Slate and Marty Kuhl of Parkersburg. She is the granddaughter of Nina and the late Willard Geer of Slate, and Donna and the late Bobby Kuhl of Parkersburg. She is a 2005 graduate of Parkersburg South High School. She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from Marshall University and a master’s degree in public policy from West Virginia University. She is a research analyst with the West Virginia Legislature.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Kim and the late Willis Stump of Terra Alta. He is the grandson of the late Marjorie and Willis C. Stump of Terra Alta, and his maternal grandparents, of Vietnam. He is a 2000 graduate of Preston High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in sociology, both from WVU. He is a senior writer for University Relations-News at WVU.

An October wedding is planned.