Nicole Walton and Mike de Bear have announced their engagement and plans to be married.

Nicole Walton and Mike de Bear have announced their engagement and plans to be married.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Teri and Mike Walton, both of Sunbury. She is a graduate of Dublin Scioto High School and Bowling Green State University.

She is employed by Cardinal Health.

The future groom is the son of Wendy and Rich de Bear, both of Worthington.

He graduated from Thomas Worthington High School and Syracuse University. He is a social studies teacher at Dublin Coffman High School and the head swim coach at Dublin Scioto High School.

The couple has set an Aug. 7 wedding date, with the ceremony to be held in Dublin.