Announcement has been made of the engagement of Julia Novotny and Paul Smith, of West Chester.
A May 9 wedding in Phoenixville is being planned.
Novotny is the daughter of Debra and Robert Novotny, of West Chester. She graduated from B. Reed Henderson High School, West Chester, in 2005. She received a bachelor's degree in communications from Shippensburg University in 2009 and a master's degree in early childhood education from West Chester University in 2010. She is employed by Penn Delco School District, Delaware County, as a first grade teacher.
Smith is the son of Mary and Paul Smith, of Montoursville. He graduated from Montoursville Area High School in 2004 and received a bachelor's degree in human resource management from Shippensburg University in 2008. He is employed by Peopleshare Inc, West Chester, as a recruiter.