Dr. Robert and Sara Sheiman of Cherry Hill, N.J., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennie Lauren Sheiman, to William Carl Katz, son of Fayne Katz and the late Donald Katz of Cherry Hill.

    Jennie graduate maxima cum laude from La Salle University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. She is working toward a Master of Education degree in human development and psychology at Harvard University.

    William is a graduate of Emory University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. He also holds a Juris Doctor degree from Temple University's Beasley School of Law. He practices law in Boston.

    Jennie is the granddaughter of Dr. Bernie Davis and the late Ellen Davis of Williamsville, N.Y.; and Dr. Louis and Jean Sheiman of New York City. William is the grandson of Yetta Kaplan and the late Irv Kaplan of Levittown, and Estelle Katz and the late Harry Katz of Jenkintown.

    The couple is planning an October wedding.