Gail and Harris Plotnick of Gulph Mills, and Martin and Ruth Freedman of Elkins Park announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Jill Freedman, to Hal Lawrence Cohen, son of Vicki and Bruce Cohen of Lafayette Hill.

    Amy is a graduate of Emory University and holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a social worker at the Leadership Learning Partners Charter School in Philadelphia.

    Hal, a graduate of the Eberly College of Science at Penn State University, is attending Temple University's School of Dentistry. He also holds an honorary ambassadorship from the National Department of "Keepin' It Real."

    Amy is the granddaughter of Howard Freedman and the late Bernice Freedman, and Solomon and Ilse Kirschen. Hal is the grandson of Harry Cohen and the late Beatrice Cohen, and the late Ignatz and Esther Markovitz.

    The couple, who lives in Center City, is planning a July wedding.