Sharon and Joel Lebowitz of Lake Hiawatha announce the engagement of their son, David, to Carrie Sperling, daughter of Linda and Joseph Sperling of Rockville, Md.

Mr. Lebowitz, a graduate of Parsippany High School, earned a bachelor of science in emergency health services from University of Maryland and a master of science in emergency management from Jacksonville State University. He is employed by the federal government in Washington, DC, and serves as a volunteer firefighter/paramedic and instructor.

Ms. Sperling earned a bachelor of arts in psychology from Franklin & Marshall College. After a decade in finance, she is pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing and has been accepted into the master’s of science in nursing program, both at Johns Hopkins University. While completing her degrees, she is gaining clinical experience by working in the neuroscience unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

A 2013 wedding is planned.

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