The engagement of Jillian Shellhammer to Peter Steinrock, both of Reading, has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeff and Debbie Shellhammer of Lehighton. She has a bachelor's degree in criminal justice/paralegal studies from Kutztown University.

She is employed as a claims adjuster for Progressive Insurance.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Steinrock of Sinking Spring, and Connie Steinrock of Wyomissing.

He has a bachelor's degree in political science from Susquehanna University, where he also played football.

He is employed as a claims supervisor by Progressive Insurance.

A wedding date is set for Oct. 1, 2011.