Michael and Arletta Elder of Washington, W.Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Spencer Malea Elder, to Andrew Curtis Watson, son of Curtis and Robyn Watson of Vienna.

The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate from Wood County Christian School and also graduated from West Virginia University of Parkersburg with an associate’s degree in applied science. She is a dental assistant at Belpre Dental Solutions.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2009 graduate from Parkersburg South High School. He is a volunteer firefighter at Blennerhasset Fire Department and is employed with On-Board Services at DuPont.

A wedding is planned for Jan. 25, 2014.