Loyd and Denise Welch of McAlester, Okla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kressa, to Adam Bankston, son of Cliff and Cindy Bankston of Dolores County. Kressa graduated from McAlester High School in 2002 and Oklahoma State University in 2011 with a master’s degree in counseling. Adam graduated from Dolores County High School in 2002 and from Colorado State University in 2007 with a bachelor of science degree in construction management. He works in the engineering department for the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railway as a road master in Clovis, N.M. Kressa’s grandparents are Vernice and Betsy Jones and the late Loyd and Myrtle Welch. Adam’s grandparents are the late Vernon and Wilma Bankston and the late Lois Blea. Maternal grandfather Bill Blea currently lives in Eufaula, Okla.