The engagement of Brittney Nace, Lehighton, to Derek Wilkinson, also of Lehighton, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Andrew and Michele Nace of Lehighton. She is a 2005 graduate of Lehighton Area High School. In 2007 she graduated from Lincoln Technical Institute as a medical assistant. She is employed by Carbon Medical Associates.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Bruce and Susan Wilkinson of Lehighton. He is a 2007 graduate of Lehighton Area High School. He is employed by Norfolk Southern Railroad.

A wedding date has been set for Oct. 15, 2011.