Robert and Barbara Stellner of Shelton have announced the engagement of their son, Nicholas, to Marlise Beck, daughter of Leonard and Karen Beck of Danbury.

Stellner graduated from Shelton High School and from Florida State University, with a master’s in music education. He is a music teacher at Flanders Elementary School in East Lyme.

Beck graduated from Danbury High School and from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven with a bachelor’s degree in communications. She is a scheduling coordinator for Kozlowski Orthodontics in New London.

The couple plans to marry in October in Danbury.