Mark and Charlet Wellenkamp announce the engagement of their daughter, Krista Elizabeth Wellenkamp, Washington, to Jason Andrew Neidert, son of Harold and Liz Nichols, Belle.

Krista graduated from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in 2004. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in investigative and medical science from St. Louis University in 2008 and a masters in physician assistant studies from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 2011. She is employed as a certified physician assistant in primary care with Illini Medical Associates in Jerseyville, Ill.

Jason graduated from Belle High School in 2000 and attended Central Christian College in Moberly from 2002-’03. He attended the Lewis and Clark Community College Real Estate Program in Godfrey, Ill., where he became a licensed real estate broker for the state of Illinois. He is currently signed with New Leaf Realty of Alton, Ill.

The couple plan an Oct. 25, 2014, wedding in Washington.