June and Steve Mitchell of Upper Dublin, and Merryl and Scott Bender of Jenkintown announce the engagement of their children, Jared Andrew Mitchell and Lauren Heather Bender.

    Jared is a graduate of West Chester University with a Bachelor of Science degree in education. He is a fifth-grade teacher with the Chester County School District.

    Lauren attends West Chester University, and will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition and dietetics.

    Jared is the grandson of Norma Levin and the late Alan Levin, and the late Nathan and Mildred Mitchell. Lauren is the granddaughter of Shirley Bender and the late Jack Bender, and the late Adeline and Reuben Goldberg.

    The couple is planning a summer wedding in Montgomery County.