Fran and Gary Kaar of Bryn Mawr announce the engagement of their son, Dr. Scott Kaar, to Courtney Jacob, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Jacob of Ches-terfield, Mo.
Courtney is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. She is currently enrolled at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and hopes to attend medical school in 2013.
Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering, as well as a medical degree from Case Western Reserve University. He completed an orthopedic residency at the University of Michigan and a sports medicine fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. Scott is the chief of sports medicine and shoulder surgery within the department of orthopedic surgery at St. Louis University.
The couple, who lives in Brentwood, Mo., is planning a January wedding in Clayton, Mo.