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Congratulations, Maggie & Zach!

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jerome Kopp of Leawood, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Elizabeth Kopp, to Zachary Wayne Bourquin, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Henry Bourquin of Overland Park, Kansas. Maggie and Zach are both graduates of Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, and they both earned bachelor’s degrees in accounting from The University of Kansas. Maggie was a BOTAR, class of 2013. She is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Maggie received a master’s degree in accounting from The University of Kansas, and is employed with KPMG in Kansas City. Zach is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He received a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Missouri–Kansas City and is careering with Creative Planning in Leawood. Theirs will be a September 8th wedding at Church of the Nativity in Leawood. 

Also featured in the February 17, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Melissa and Beth Photography



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