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 and the late Paul Collins of Bethesda.
The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Parkersburg South High School. She received her bachelor's degree in sociology and environmental studies from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2009, and is currently pursuing her master's degree in education from Wheeling Jesuit University. She is employed at the Clifford M. Lewis, SJ Appalachian Institute at Wheeling Jesuit University as the assistant director.
Her fiance is a 2002 graduate of Union Local High School. He received a bachelor's degree in history in 2006 and a bachelor's degree in nursing in 2010, both from Wheeling Jesuit University. He is employed as a Registered Nurse at Park Health Care Center in St. Clairsville.