Rita and Edward Budman of Bensalem, along with Barbara and Barry Scotch of Bedford, N.H., announce the engagement of their children, Brandon Jared Budman and Molly Claire Scotch.

    Brandon, a graduate of Bensalem High School, attended West Chester University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business management. He later earned a Master of Science degree in human resources from Central Michigan University. Brandon is currently a contract specialist with the Department of Defense in Washington, D.C.

    Molly, an education program specialist at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C., graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education and English. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in reading and literacy from the Teachers College at Columbia University.

    Brandon is the grandson of the late Lee and Samuel Chalal of Philadelphia, and the late Francis and David Budman of Philadelphia. Molly is the granddaughter of the late Maurice and Dorothy Katz of Manchester, N.H.; and the late Philip and Clara Scotch of New Jersey.

    Sharing in their happiness are Brandon's brother, Derek (Tepphanie Thach) and niece Brookiana; along with Molly's brothers, Matthew (Allison Gathany Scotch) and Adam (Allison Winn Scotch), and nephew D. Campbell and niece Amelia.

    The couple, who lives in Washington, D.C., is planning a September wedding in Boston.¿