Peggy Schneider of Plymouth and Bill Stickney of Stockbridge announce the engagement of their daughter Kelli Stickney to Brandon Carlson. The bride-to-be is a 1996 graduate of Plymouth Salem High School and a 2001 Grand Valley State University graduate. She is employed by Walker Charter Academy as a seventh- and eighth-grade social studies teacher. Brandon Carlson of Howard City is the son of Mike Carlson of Newaygo and Fran Carlson of Howard City. He is a 1999 graduate of Tri-County High School and a 2003 Michigan State University graduate. He is the owner of Carlson Arbogast Farms. The couple are planning an August 13, 2011 wedding at Fountain Street Church and St. Cecelia’s Music Society in Grand Rapids. They will honeymoon in Italy, and will reside in Rockford.