Derek Shickel and Stephanie Carlu of Raleigh, N.C., announce their engagement to be married.
Derek is a 2007 Turner Ashby High School graduate and has a bachelor of science degree in industrial and systems engineering from Virginia Tech. He is currently employed as a sales engineer/consultant with Prometheus Group in Raleigh. Derek is the son of Ron and Donna Lou Shickel of Dayton, Va.
Stephanie has a bachelor of science degree in global business management from the University of Rhode Island. She is currently employed as an Agile training coordinator for Eliassen Group in Raleigh. Stephanie is the daughter of Steven and Mary Ellen Carlu of Westerly, R.I.
The couple will be married on Oct. 21, 2017, at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Raleigh.