Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Cooney of Spring Lake, NJ; former residents of Alpharetta, GA, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kerry Ann Cooney, to James Mai, son of Rick and Ruth Mai of Centreville, Virginia.
The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Montclair High School. She earned her undergraduate degree in International Studies, Magna Cum Laude; and a Master of Arts Degree in Special Education at American University in Washington, DC in 2008.
Ms. Cooney is a Special Education Teacher for Fairfax County Public Schools in Northern Virginia.
The prospective groom is a 2001 graduate of Centreville High School, Centreville, VA. He earned his undergraduate degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia in 2005. Mr. Mai works for Booz Allen Hamilton in Washington, DC as a government contractor.
Mr. Mai also volunteers as an EMT for the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad in Maryland. Ms. Cooney and Mr. Mai live in Washington, DC. A July wedding in New Jersey is planned.