Carly Marie Willis, Newton, and Michael Anthony Stavola, Hutchinson, announce their engagement.

The couple plans an October wedding at Grace Hill Winery near Whitewater. 

The bride elect is the daughter of Mark and Cathy Willis of Newton. She is a graduate of Washburn University and is employed by KSN TV, Wichita as a news reporter.

The groom elect is the son of John Stavola, Cocoa, Florida, and Sally Stavola, Cary, North Carolina. He is a graduate of University of North Florida and is employed by The Hutchinson News as a staff writer.