Jacqueline Eckel and Seth deVlugt, both of Columbus, have announced their engagement and approaching Aug. 24, 2013, wedding.
The bride-elect, the daughter of Charles and Lina Eckel, graduated in 2006 from Bishop Watterson High School and in 2010 from Miami University with a bachelor's degree in education. She is a kindergarten teacher at Primrose School of Worthington.
Her fiance is the son of Debra and Walter deVlugt. He graduated in 2007 from Hopewell-Loudon High School and in 2011 from The Ohio State University with a bachelor's degree in business administration. He is a customer compliance analyst with R.G. Barry Corp.