Laurel Wike and Michael Ip 

Laurel Wike and Michael Ip 

Charles and Susan Wike of Sugar Hill announce the engagement of their daughter Laurel Wike of Buford to Michael Ip of Buford, son of Allen and Barbara Ip of Huntsville, Ala.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charles Wike Sr. of Waynesville, N.C., Jean Gagliano of West Bloomfield, Mich., and the late Dorothy Wike and the late Jacob Gagliano. She is a graduate of North Gwinnett High School and Georgia Tech, where she received a bachelor's degree in biology. She is employed by Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine as a lab coordinator.

The future groom is the grandson of Helen Theyken of Lexington, Ky., Ip Shiu Kee of Hong Kong and the late Richard Theyken and the late Ip Kann Ui. He is a graduate of Brookwood High School and Georgia Tech, where he received a bachelor's degree in management. He is employed by Wipro as an IT consultant.

The wedding is planned for Aug. 28 in Dahlonega.