Robert and Deborah Ecker joyfully announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie, to Jacob Mikalov, son of Abe and Karen Mikalov.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Indiana University with a dual degree in elementary and special education. Julie is a second-grade teacher at Columbus Jewish Day School.

The groom-to-be is a graduate of The University of Rochester with a degree in English. Jacob is a second year law student at Capital University Law School and is working part time as a law clerk.

A June 2021 wedding is planned.