Rhonda and Larry Samson of Holland, Pa., announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Traci, to David Hale, son of Fredrika and James Schwerin of Princeton, N.J.

    Brooke graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing. She is a buyer with Ross Stores in New York City.

    David graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business management. He works as an analyst/ broker with the Vortex Group in New York City.

    Brooke is the granddaughter of Lillian Schwartz and the late Leon ("Yerna") Schwartz of Bensalem; and the late Bella and Julius Samson of Philadelphia. David is the grandson of Muriel Schwerin and the late Charles Schwerin of Fort Lee, N.J.; and Hilly and Hy Glantz of Delray Beach, Fla.

    The couple is planning an October 2008 wedding.