Bill and Lila Montgomery, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Chelsea Montgomery, to Thomas Powell, son of Kathy Powell, Easton, and the late Tom Powell.

Grandparents of the couple are Henrietta and Harold Haselhorst, the late Irene and Bill Montgomery, Helen and William Nowlan, Donna Powell and the late Thomas Powell.

The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Hays High School, a 2010 graduate of the University of Kansas, and a 2014 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She began her residency in pediatrics in July.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2003 graduate of Tonganoxie High School and attended the University of Kansas. He is a universal banker at Cap West.

An April 26, 2014, wedding is planned at Church of the Holy Cross, Overland Park.