Cindy Moss and Jeff Rice, Stanfield, Ore., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Melissa Moss, to Derek Stockman, son of Jeff Stockman, Kennewick, Wash., and Curtis and Shelley Weilert, Hays.

The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Stanfield High School and a 2010 graduate of Blue Mountain Community College, Pendleton, Ore., as a certified dental assistant. She is employed at Lifetime Dental Care, Hays.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2005 graduate of Hermiston High School, Hermiston, Ore., and is studying agronomy at Fort Hays State University. He is employed at Stockman Farms, Kirwin.

A March 24, 2012, wedding is planned at First United Methodist Church, Hays.