Kayla Federici, of Ellicott City, and Ryan McPherson, of Sanford, N.C., are engaged to be married.
The bride-to-be, daughter of Daniel and Teresa Federici, of Mount Airy, is a 2012 graduate of South Carroll High School. She plans on graduating from Towson University in late December with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, pursuing pediatrics.
The groom-to-be is the son of William and Lisa McPherson, of Mount Airy. He is a 2011 graduate of South Carroll High School and a 2016 graduate of North Carolina State University, with a bachelor's degree in textile technology. He is assistant plant manager for Parkdale Mills, Sanford.
A July 2017 wedding is planned.