Jennifer Smothers and James Lam, both of Chicago, announce their engagement.
Parents of the couple are Dan and Karen Smothers of Morton and Ken and Pamela Lam of Brookfield, Wis.
The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Morton High School and a 2010 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, with a major in nursing and minor in health. She is employed by Rush University Medical Center as a registered nurse in neurology.
Her fiancé is a 2007 graduate of University High School and a 2011 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University with a double major in Spanish and business. He is employed by Northern Trust as a financial advisor for hedge fund services.