Marlene Lapides of Maple Glen; Stephen Gold of Elkins Park; and Helene and Gerald Sterling of Cherry Hill, N.J., announce the engagement of their children, Michelle Heather Gold and Ian Philip Sterling.
Michelle graduated cum laude from the Schreyer's Honors College at Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She is a fourth-year medical student at the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine.
Ian graduated from Schreyer's Honors College at Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics. He is an actuary for Ernst & Young LLP.
Michelle is the granddaughter of Eugenia Mazurek and the late Frank Mazurek, and the late Mary and Isadore Gold. Ian is the grandson of Adeline and Albert Sterling, and Louis Blum and the late Esther Blum.
The couple is planning a May wedding at Congregation M'kor Shalom in Cherry Hill.