Alan and Lois Shifren of Bensalem announce the engagement of their daughter, Nikki Perla, to Michael Thomas Vingara, son of George and Patricia Clark, also of Bensalem.
Nikki graduated from Bensalem High School and the CHI Technical Institute as a certified electrician. She currently works as a communications and security technician.
Michael, also a graduate of Bensalem High School, attends Strayer University. He will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in business accounting.
Nikki is the granddaughter of Arthur and Leah Shifrin, and the late Irvin and Selma Kamison. Michael is the grandson of Sandy and Sue Vingara, and Frank and Ann Osika.
Nikki and Michael first met in sixth grade and started dating at the age of 21. Michael proposed last year on Memorial Day.
The couple is planning a September wedding at the Aldie Mansion in Doylestown.