Kara Lynn Melchert of Benkelman, Neb. and Reilly Duncan of Hudson, announce their engagement. Parents of the bride-elect are Rick Melchert of Trenton, and Linda Melchert of Benkelman, Neb. Parents of the prospective groom are Stewart and Gayla Duncan of Hudson. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Al and Burdean Melchert of Stratton and the late Omar and Delores Robb. Grandparents of prospective groom are Vaugh Duncan of Great Bend and the late Ruthe Duncan and Richard Fischer of Hudson and the late Irene Fischer.
The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Dundy County High School. She graduated from Northwest Technical College in Goodland in 2010 with an Associates in Applied Science and a degree in Medical Assisting. She is employed by Dr. Donald E. Beahm, MD Ophthalmologist, as a ophthalmic assistant.
The prospective groom graduated is a 2004 graduate of Ellinwood High School. He graduated from Northwest Technical College in Goodland in 2010 with a certificate in heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration. He is employed by Meyers Electric in Stafford.
The weddings is planned for Feb. 19.