MOUNT DESERT – Armand Auclair Jr. and Sally Auclair of Mount Desert are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Melanie Grace to James Knarr of Scottsdale, Ariz. James is the son of Allen Knarr and Andrea O’Neill-Knarr of Carmel. Melanie is a 2005 graduate of Mount Desert Island High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Maine at Farmington where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in early childhood education with a minor in psychology. James is a 2005 graduate of John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor and a 2009 summa cum laude graduate of the University of Maine in Orono. James earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and computer engineering with a minor in mathematics. He was president of Eta Kappa Nu – electrical and computer engineering honor society, a member of Tau Beta Pi honor society, and is employed with General Dynamics C4 Systems in Scottsdale, Ariz. The couple met through a mutual friend their sophomore year in college and are planning a June 2011 wedding.