Christina Gayle Benton of Altoona and Collin Robert Wade of Woodbury, Conn., are engaged to be married.
Miss Benton is the daughter of John and Gayle Benton of Altoona.
She is a 2007 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 2013 graduate of Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, with a doctorate in pharmacy.
She is a pharmacy intern at Sam's Club, Altoona.
Mr. Wade is the son of Dr. Keith and Hedy Wade of Woodbury, Conn..
He is a 2008 graduate of the Stony Brook School in New York and a 2012 graduate of Duquesne University with a bachelor's degree in physics.
He has been accepted at Auburn University in Alabama to pursue his doctorate.
He is a dental assistant in Woodbury, Conn.
A July 27 wedding is being planned at Frankstown Park Missionary Church, Hollidaysburg.