The engagement of Katherine DeBias, Womelsdorf, and Jarrad Farber, also of Womelsdorf, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ron and Judi DeBias of Slatington. She is a 2005 graduate of Northern Lehigh High School, and graduated magna cum laude from Wilkes University in 2009. She has been employed at Lower Dauphin High School, Hummelstown, for two years.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Stephen Farber of Slatington and Dawn Kilgore of Jim Thorpe. He is a 2005 graduate of Northern Lehigh High School. He has been employed by South Whitehall Public Works for five years.

The wedding is set for July 21, 2012.