Douglas and Joan McDonald announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Anne McDonald, to Chad Michael Bryan, son of Charles and Donna Bryan.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Virginia Edwards and the late John Edwards and Jack and Polly McDonald and the late Carol McDonald. She is a 2008 graduate of Parkersburg High School and is employed with D&R Heating and Cooling.

The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Thomas Bryan and Sandra Kennedy and Patricia Groves and the late Smith Groves. He is a 2004 graduate of Williamstown High School and is employed with Suddenlink Communications.

An October wedding is planned.