Shirley ~ Michalec

  • Posted: Sunday, April 14, 2013 12:01 a.m.
    UPDATED: Monday, April 15, 2013 8:37 a.m.
Sarah Shirley and Russell Michalec
Sarah Shirley and Russell Michalec

Steve and Nancy Shirley of Salisbury announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Catherine Shirley, to Russell Andrew Michalec, son of Leigh Michalec of Salisbury and Joe Michalec of Deltona, Fla.

Sarah is the granddaughter of Richard and Patty Ruff of Newberry, S.C., and Ron and Sandy Shirley of Williamsburg, Va. A 2010 honor graduate of Salisbury High School, she is a senior at Radford University, Radford, Va., where she is studying Visual Merchandising and Marketing. Sarah is interning with Lilly Pulitzer in Charlotte.

Russell is the grandson of Charles and Genny Reed of Salisbury. A 2009 honor graduate of Salisbury High School, he is a senior at Catawba College, where he is majoring in Economics with minors in both Business and Spanish.

The couple will marry June 22 at St. JohnÕs Lutheran Church.

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