Simmons/Batt: Reid and the late Pearl Simmons of Pittsburgh and Mitchell and Becky Batt of Rockville, Md., are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Noah Simmons and Emily Batt.
Noah’s grandparents are Barbara and the late Noel Simmons of Jerusalem, Israel, and Brenda and the late Richard Levenson of Alexandria, Va. Emily’s grandparents are the late Joshua and Rebecca Batt and Barbara and the late Thomas Thwaites, all of State College.
Noah graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and went on to receive his law degree from Yale Law School. He is completing a clerkship at the Federal District Court for the District of Maryland in Greenbelt, Md.
Emily graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in international studies and subsequently received a law degree from the University of Virginia. She practices employment law at Paul Hastings in Washington, D.C., where Noah and Emily first met.
The couple got engaged at Machu Picchu, Peru. Their wedding is planned for May 2018 in Washington, D.C., to be officiated by the same rabbi who married Reid and Pearl 30 years ago. pjc