Kayla Joy Kennedy and Matthew Cody Dahl have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding. 

The bride-elect is the daughter of Ted and Kristy Stane of Conway and Billy Paul and Penny Kennedy of Damascus. 

She is a student at the American University of Healing Arts in Little Rock. 

The prospective groom is the son of Harold and Linda Dahl of Mount Vernon. 

He is in the Air Force National Guard and will be attending Arkansas State University at Beebe this fall.

A 7 p.m. ceremony at Sardis Church in the community of Gravesville is planned for Saturday with a reception to follow at the church.

The couple would like to extend an invitation to all family and friends who would like to attend.