Mona Zeehandelaar of Villanova announces the engagement of her daughter, Rachel Sarah, to Jason Andrew Roth, son of Laurie and Eric Roth of New Rochelle, N.Y. Rachel is the daughter of the late David Zeehandelaar.
Rachel graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. She earned a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the New York University School of Law, where she met Jason during their second year. Rachel is a law clerk to the Honorable Kiyo A. Matsumoto in the Eastern District of New York. After her clerkship, she will join Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP as a litigation associate.
Jason holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, with distinction in all subjects, from Cornell University. He was also elected to Phi Beta Kappa. A cum laude graduate of the New York University School of Law with a Juris Doctor, Jason is a litigation associate at Davis & Gilbert LLP in Manhattan.
Rachel is the granddaughter of Gertrude Zeehandelaar of Media (formerly of Eastchester, N.Y.) and the late Frederick Zeehandelaar; and the late Shirley and Norman Gusoff of Verona, N.J. Jason is the grandson of Mona and Sidney Roth of Oyster Bay Cove, N.Y.; and Mildred Michael and the late Dr. Morris Michael of North Bethesda, Md.
Sharing in the couple's happiness are Rachel's brother Dan, and Jason's sister, Ariel.
The couple, who lives in New York City, is planning a September 2012 wedding in Philadelphia.