Michael and Christine Wert, of Coal Township, and Joseph and Margaret Mary West, of Northumberland, announce the engagement of their children, Nicole Wert and Shea West. Nicole and Shea were engaged in July in St. Maarten and are currently living in Ashburn, Va.

The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School, a 2010 graduate of Penn State University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education, and a 2014 graduate of George Mason University with a master's degree in curriculum and instruction: education leadership. She is employed as a second-grade teacher by Fairfax County Public Schools.

The future groom is a 2005 graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School and a 2011 graduate of The University of the Sciences with a doctorate in pharmacy. He is a pharmacist at CVS/Caremark.