Michelle Talitha Major and Erick Valentine Rusch of Conway have announced their engagement and forthcoming wedding.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Dr. Victoria Roberts and Mr. Carson Roberts and Mr. Darrell Major and Mrs. Mariella Major, all of Conway. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Hurst of Wye Mountian. 

She is a 2008 graduate of Conway High School and is currently attending the University of Central Arkansas. She was a CAC cheerleader and captain of the Conway High School cheerleading squad. She is employed at Wild Hair Salon in Conway.

The prospective groom is the son of Ms. Cindy Houston of Dawsonville, Ga., and Mr. Fred Rusch and Mrs. Pamela Rusch of Little Rock. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Battles of Conway and Mr. and Mrs. Clement Rusch of Hendersonville, Tenn. 

He graduated in 2003 from North Forsyth High School in Cumming, Ga. Currently, he is attending the University of Central Arkansas. He was on the National Honor Roll and a member of Beta Club. He is employed at River City Technologies in Little Rock.

The 1:30 p.m. wedding is set to take place Aug. 7.  The ceremony will be held at Centennial Valley Country Club.