Larry and Susan Dale of Belleville, W.Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Jane Dale, to Joshua Paul Collins, son of Michael and Beverly McConnell of Bethesda and the late Paul Collins.
Dale is a 2005 graduate of Parkersburg South High School. She received a bachelor's degree in sociology and environmental studies from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2009, and is pursuing a master's degree in education from Wheeling Jesuit University. She is employed as the director of the Clifford M. Lewis, SJ Appalachian Institute at Wheeling Jesuit University.
Collins is a 2002 graduate of Union Local High School. He received a bachelor's degree in history in 2006 and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2010, both from Wheeling Jesuit University. He is employed as a registered nurse at Park Health Care Center in St. Clairsville.
A Sept. 22 wedding is planned in Moundsville.