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Kerstin Schneider and Alex Dzwonchyk announce their engagement

Kerstin Schneider and Alex Dzwonchyk

Edward Schneider, of Maple Lawn, and Michelle Ward, of Gaithersburg, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kerstin Lynn Schneider, to Alexander Wayne Dzwonchyk, son of Wayne and Melanie Dzwonchyk, of Laurel.

The future bride is the granddaughter of Edward and Joan Schneider, of North Bethesda, and Kathy Ward, of Falls Church, Va. She is a 2003 graduate of Quince Orchard High School and studied at the Paul Mitchell School and the Fashion Institute of Technology.

The future groom is the grandson of Elizabeth Pate Carlson, of Hagerstown. A 2001 graduate of St. Vincent Pallotti High School, he received a bachelor's degree in linguistics from the University of Maryland in 2005 and is a senior project manager for Boost Alpha.

A March 2014 wedding is planned.

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