Morrissey and Ward

MACHIPONGO, Va. – Announcement has been made of the engagement of Robin Morrissey and A.J. Ward, both of Machipongo, Va.

She is the daughter of John Morrissey of Wonder Lake and Nanci Morrissey of Hainesville.

He is the son of Tony and Marianne Ward of Machipongo, Va.

The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Grant Community High School in Fox Lake and a 2010 graduate of Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in elementary education for kindergarten through eighth grade.

She is a fifth-grade teacher at Occohannock Elementary School in Exmore, Va.

Her fiancé is a 2006 graduate of Northampton High School in Eastville, Va., and a 2008 graduate of Virginia Wesleyan College in Virginia Beach, Va., with a bachelor’s degree in earth and environmental science. He attends graduate school at Regent University in Virginia Beach.

He is a sixth-grade science teacher at Occohannock Elementary School.

They plan to marry June 29.