Julie Bryna Slepner, daughter of Cyvi Levin of Philadelphia, and Stuart Adam Kessler, son of Marshall and Ellyn Kessler of Clearwater, Fla., announce their engagement.

    Julie is a graduate of George Mason University with a degree in communications. She is currently studying to become a sign-language interpreter.

    Stuart holds a degree in communications from the University of Central Florida, and is working toward a master's degree in instructional technology from the University of South Florida. He is employed by the Corporate Training Center at Hillsborough Community College.

    Julie is the granddaughter of Charlotte Belsh Levin and the late Sidney Levin. Stuart is the grandson of Sam Kessler and the late Sadie Kessler, and the late Lillian and Oscar Ross.

    The couple is active in the Tampa Jewish Federation Young Adult Division, where they met while serving together on the board.

    A March wedding on St. Pete Beach in Florida is planned.