Michael and Arletta Elder of Washington, W.Va. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Spencer Malea Elder to Andrew Curtis Watson, son of Curtis and Robyn Watson of Vienna, W.Va. The date for their wedding is Jan. 25, 2014.

The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Wood County Christian School and also graduated from West Virginia University of Parkersburg with an associates degree in Applied Science. She is currently working at Belpre Dental Solutions as a dental assistant.

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.