Gary and Danae Thompson of Wayne, W.Va., are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelby Renae Thompson, to David Duane Arthur II, son of Jeff and Pam Preston of Wayne, W.Va.
Ms. Thompson graduated magna cum laude from Marshall University with a bachelor's degree in Communication Disorders. Shelby is obtaining her master's degree in Speech Language Pathology.
Mr. Arthur graduated from Marshall Community & Technical College with an associate's degree in Science and Technology and from Marshall University with a bachelor's degree in Safety Technology. David is employed as a Safety Specialist at Patriot Coal Corporation.
The couple plans on tying the knot on Sept. 27, 2014, at the Huntington Police Farm in Wayne, W.Va.