Roger and Cynthia Anschutz, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Melissa R. Anschutz, to Brentley P. Donaldson, son of Clifton and Anita Donaldson, Leawood.

The bride-elect is a 1996 graduate of Hays High School, and graduated from the University of Kansas in 2000 and 2003 with a master's degree in early childhood special education. She is employed at Blue Valley School District, Overland Park.

The prospective bridegroom is a 1991 graduate of Rockhurst High School, and a 1994 graduate of University of Dayton with a bachelor's degree in finance. He is self-employed.

An Oct. 15, 2011, wedding is planned at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Kansas City, Mo.