Yvonne and Sam Brand of Cherry Hill, N.J., and Jackie and Jeff Gorinson of Olney, Md., announce the engagement of their children, Aaron Saul Brand and Julie April Gorinson.
Julie graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in elementary education. She is a third-grade teacher in Potomac, Md.
Aaron graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in government and politics. After graduation, he worked as a legislative assistant for Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz. Aaron is a third-year law student at American University.
The couple, who met at the University of Maryland, lives in Bethesda, Md., and is planning a May 2009 wedding.