Paula and Craig Sobel of Elkins Park, and Sherry and Keith Leichman Snyder of Brookeville, Md., announce the engagement of their children, Melissa Faye Sobel and Max Ira Leichman Snyder.
Melissa graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in child development. She is employed as a health educator at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Melissa will attend the University of Pennsylvania Law School in the fall, where she will pursue a joint degree in law and bioethics.
Max also graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics. He is currently a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University, where he will complete a Master of Design in Interaction Design degree next May.
Melissa is the granddaughter of Irwin Ruttenberg and the late Renee Ruttenberg, and Adele and Leonard Sobel. Max is the grandson of Minnette Leichman and the late Meyer Leichman, and Leota Martin and the late David Snyder.
The couple is planning a June 2007 wedding.