Jeffrey and Sharon Karl of Cherry Hill, N.J.; and Stanton and Debra Lacks of Dresher announce the engagement of their children, Dana Lauren Karl and Jeremy Ross Lacks.
Dana graduated cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and science disorders. She also holds a Master of Science degree from Hunter College. Dana is currently a speech language pathologist at a special education preschool in the Bronx, N.Y.
Jeremy, an alumnus of Akiba Hebrew Academy, graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. He earned a Juris Doctor, graduating cum laude, from the New York University School of Law and is currently a litigation associate at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP in New York City.
Dana is the granddaughter of the late Morris and Gertrude Karl, and the late Jesse and Yvette Zemel. Jeremy is the grandson of Sylvia Kaplan of Warminster and the late Paul Kaplan, and the late Max and Ruth Lacks.
Sharing in the couple's happiness are Dana's brother and sister-in-law, Justin and Ita Karl; and Jeremy's brother and sister-in-law, Matthew and Sarah-Kay Lacks; and sister Melissa Lacks.
The couple, who met and currently live in Manhattan, is planning a September wedding.