Mr. and Mrs. David Short of Lohn are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Leslie Michelle, to Daniel Keith Schkade, son of Mr. and Mrs. Travis Schkade of Mertzon. The bride-elect graduated from Lohn High School in 2000, and she received a Bachelor of Arts in communications from Angelo State University in 2003. In 2006, she graduated from Thurgood Marshall School of Law where she received a Doctorate in Jurisprudence. Presently, she is employed as an associate attorney with the law firm, Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott in Houston. The prospective groom graduated from Irion County High School in Mertzon in 2000. In 2005, he received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Houston and is currently employed as an account manager for Hilti, Inc. The couple will exchange vows at the House of Broel in New Orleans, La.