Stephanie Lycett and Vincent Ascolese

Stephanie Elizabeth Lycett and Vincent Joseph Ascolese, together with their families, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Laurie Strong of Forestville and Scott Lycett of Hamburg. She graduated from Silver Creek High School and Fredonia State University. She has a bachelor’s degree in education. She has a master’s degree in health education from West Virginia University. She is currently employed as a middle school English language arts teacher.

The prospective groom is the son of Maureen and Anthony Ascolese of Chester, N.Y. He also is a graduate of Fredonia State. He received a bachelor’s degree in public relations. He is currently employed as an account coordinator at Jamie Scotto and Associates.

A July 2015 wedding is planned.