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Congratulations, Claire & Will!

Beverly Davis Brooks of Mission Hills and Mr. Robert Alan Brooks III of Kansas City are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Beverly Claire Brooks, to William Anton Majeski, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Anton Majeski of Demarest, New Jersey. Claire is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Alan Brooks, Jr. of Prairie Village and the late Dr. and Mrs. Frank Hampton Davis, Jr. She is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School. Claire earned a bachelor of arts degree in classical civilization from the College of William and Mary and a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University. She was a Jewel Ball debutante in 2009. Claire is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and careers with New York Presbyterian in New York, New York. 

Her groom-elect is the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. John Spencer of Fort Myers, Florida, and Mrs. John Francis Majeski, Jr. and the late Mr. Majeski. Will is a graduate of Northern Valley High School in Demarest, New Jersey. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in economics and history from the College of William and Mary and a juris doctorate from Georgetown University. Will is employed with Proskauer Rose in New York, New York. Theirs will be a September 23rd wedding at the Williamsburg Inn in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Also featured in the August 19, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel 



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