Randy and Rita McConnell of Sylva announce the engagement of their daughter, Tracy McConnell, to Joshua Watson, son of Jason and Kelli Watson, also of Sylva. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Ercie McConnell and the late Claude McConnell; Belvia Shuler, the late James Ward and the late Furman Shuler. The groom-to-be is the grandson of Ronald and Vesta Watson, and Max and Carolyn Cook. The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, at East Sylva Baptist Church. All friends and family are invited to attend.