David and Arlene Howard of Morrisville, and Mark and Ricki Libeskind of Yardley announce the engagement of their children, Julia Elizabeth Howard to Michael Brad Libeskind.

    Julia earned a bachelor's degree in communication disorders from Boston University and a master's degree in speech-language pathology from Rush University College of Health Sciences. She is a speech pathologist for the Hillsborough Township Schools in New Jersey.

    Michael earned a Bachelor of Science degree with high distinction in computer engineering from the Schreyer Honors College of the Pennsylvania State University and a master's degree in computer engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology. He is a hardware engineer for Alcatel-Lucent.

    Julia is the granddaughter of the late Albert and Ruth Howard, and the late Alfred and Edythe Ratowe. Michael is the grandson of the late Maurice and Marilyn Moskowitz, and the late Stanley and Evelyn Libeskind.

    The couple, who originally met in middle school, was reintroduced years later by friends. They are planning a June wedding.