Montesano residents Melissa Sue Prall and Kenneth Gordon Hirst are engaged and plan to be married this summer.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Hannah Prall of Boise, Idaho, and Kaye and Harry Handley of Montesano. She graduated from Weatherwax High School in 1996 and is an obstetric technician at Providence Centralia Hospital.
The groom-to-be is the son of Mary Ann and the late Paul Hirst of Lacey. He graduated from Kentridge High School in Kent in 1988 and is a communications technician for Comcast.
The couple plans to be married July 12 in Montesano.