Lauren Donnelly and Matthew Moody, together with their families, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Timothy and Ann Donnelly, Reston, Va. She is the granddaughter of Virginia Cockrill and the late Robert Cockrill and Barbara Donnelly and the late Charles Donnelly, all of McLean, Va.
The prospective groom is the son of Fred and Catherine Moody, Larksville. He is the grandson of Fred and Francis Moody, Forty Fort, and Ann Mahon and the late Martin Mahon, Plymouth.
The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of South Lakes High School, Reston, Va. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from George Mason University in 2008. She is employed by The Boeing Company, Fairfax, Va., as a contracts administrator.
The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School. He is a summa cum laude graduate of both Luzerne County Community College with an Associates of Applied Sciences degree in electrical engineering technology in 2007 and Capitol College in Laurel, Md., with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering in 2010. He is employed by the Northrop Grumman Corporation in the Washington, D.C., area as a RF engineer and is pursuing a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Capitol College.
The couple resides is Burke, Va., and will exchange vows Oct. 18, 2013, in Reston, Va. Soon after, they will honeymoon on the Caribbean Island of Saint Lucia.