Lena Dotson, Cuba, Mo., and Arthur Hollingshead, Springfield, announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Nicole Hollingshead, Rolla, to Kenneth John Wampler, Rolla, son of Patricia and Vaughn Wampler, Union.

Melissa is a graduate student at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Class of 2013.

Kenneth also is a graduate student at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Class of 2014

The couple plan an Oct. 6, 2012, wedding.