Mr. and Mrs. Ian Joseph McDonald of Calgary, Alberta, announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Nicole Marie McDonald, to Mr. Gary Thomas Marshall, son of Dr. and Mrs. John Jeffrey Marshall of Sandy Springs.
Miss McDonald is a graduate of Central Memorial High School in Calgary and Colgate University. She received a full athletic scholarship for Division 1 (ECAC) ice hockey to Colgate. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in geology with a minor in sociology and anthropology while attending Colgate. She was a two-time recipient of the Elrod Family Endowed Scholarship fund (given to students concentrating on earth sciences who participate on a varsity athletic team), a three-time Raider Academic Honor Roll member and three-time ECAC Hockey All Academic Team member. She is currently employed by Canadian Energy Services in Calgary, Alberta, in technical services.
Mr. Marshall is a graduate of Marist School and Colgate University in New York. He was a member of the Colgate football team where he played safety. He also played on the rugby team for Colgate. He was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. He worked in research on soil composition during his junior year at Penn State and received his Bachelor of Art degree in geology with a minor in theater from Colgate University. He is employed by PerformWell Solutions as a geologist Consultant. .
A September wedding is planned in Cranbrook, British Columbia at the St. Eugene Mission and Golf Resort. The couple will live in Alberta Canada.