Rhona and Andy Shapiro of Durham, N.C., formerly of Hatfield; and Bonnie and David Spangler of Northbrook, Ill., announce the engagement of their children, Brett Noah Shapiro and Jamie Berta Spangler.
Jamie is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University with a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering. She is completing work toward a Ph.D. in biological engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Brett is a graduate of the Schreyer's College of Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor's degree in engineering science. He is completing a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Sharing in the couple's happiness are siblings Nina and Darren Weiss, and Bryan and Joseph Spangler.
Jamie is the granddaughter of Gertrude Spangler and the late Paul Spangler of Chicago; and Eenie Frost and the late Jack Frost of Highland Park, Ill. Brett is the grandson of Felice Shapiro of Philadelphia, and the late Morris and Edith Etkin, also of Philadelphia.
The couple is planning a June wedding.,