Dr. and Mrs. John Collins Harvey of Bethesda, Md. announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Lavinia Ryan Harvey, to Loren Fitzhugh Reese, Ens. USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bacon Reese of Washington, D.C. A July wedding is planned.

Miss Harvey attended the Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School here and was graduated in 1976 from the Phillips Exeter Academy (N.H.). She is currently a senior at Wellesley College (Mass.). Her father is professor of medicine at Georgetown University in this city.

Ens. Reese was educated at the Sidwell Friends School and the St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. and at the United State Naval Academy in Annapolis from which he was graduated in June, 1979. Currently Ens. Reese is on special duty at the Naval Academy. His father is a distinguished senior food economist with the Department of Agriculture.

Miss Harvey is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. J. Paul Harvey Sr., Youngstown, Ohio, and of the late Mr. and Mrs. John P. Dillon of Youngstown and Pinehurst, N.C. Ens. Reese is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Everett Milo Reese of Brea, Cal. and of the late Mr. and Mrs. Loren Hansbrough Fryer of Washington, D.C.