J. Gastinger of Blanket and Rick and Laura Hullum of Early would like to announce the engagement of their son Derrick Christian Gastinger of Houston to Kaitlyn Eileen deShelter of The Woodlands, daughter of Lawrence and Karen deShetler of The Woodlands.

The bridegroom is a 2009 honors graduate of Early High School and a 2013 graduate of Texas A&M’s School of Architecture. He works as Superintendent for Hoar Construction, LLC.

The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of The Woodlands High School. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas A&M in 2013. She also received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at UT Health Science Center in 2015. She works as a Registered Nurse for Northwest Surgery Center of Houston.

The couple plans to wed Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 at First Baptist Church in Houston.