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Congratulations, Shannon & Tom!

Dr. Annie Yiu-Chu Law of Atlanta, Georgia, and Mr. and Mrs. Philip King Huen Ma of Hong Kong are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Chi-Yan Ma, to Thomas Coleman Hoffecker, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shawn Hoffecker III of Alexandria, Virginia. Shannon is a graduate of The Walker School in Marietta, Georgia. She earned a bachelor of science degree in public health from The George Washington University. Shannon is an account manager with Brazen Technologies in Arlington, Virginia. 

Tom is a grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Coleman Branton. He is a graduate of St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, Delaware, and was a Jewel Ball floor committee member in 2006. Tom received a bachelor of arts degree in foreign affairs and Chinese from the University of Virginia and is a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. He is completing his final year in the Master of Science in Foreign Service program at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. Theirs will be a June 2nd wedding at Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Virginia.    

Also featured in the February 3, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel


Congratulations, Amy & Kirk!

Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Harkless Dean, Jr. of Fairway, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Woodbury Dean, to Kirk Robert Johnston, the son of Mr.…

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…

Congratulations, Kathleen & Marshall!

Dr. Kathleen Victoria Kilway and Marshall Verne Miller will be united in matrimony at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Catholic Church in Kansas City, Missouri, on June 30th. The…

Congratulations, Alyssa & Gregory!

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Robert Klee of Lenexa, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyssa Rachel Klee, to Gregory Michael Graves, Jr., the son of Mr.…