Colin O'Neill and Christena Coody, both of Waco, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Michelle O'Neill, to Patrick Ryan Herndon, son of John and Peggy Herndon of Fremont, California.
Megan is the granddaughter of John and Mary O'Neill of Houston. She is a 2005 graduate of Midway High School and a 2009 graduate of Georgetown University, with a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service. Megan received a master's degree in International Relations from the University of Chicago in 2012 and will receive her law degree, also from the University of Chicago, in 2014. She will begin a judicial clerkship at the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit following graduation.
Patrick is the grandson of Clifton Herndon and the late John Herndon of Palo Alto, California, and the late Dale and Kathleen Warne of Menlo Park, California. He is a 2005 graduate of Irvington High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles, with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Political Science. Patrick received his law degree from the University of Chicago in June and will begin as an associate at the law firm Mayer Brown, LLP in Chicago this fall.
The couple will exchange vows on September 14, 2013, at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Austin, Texas.
Published in the Waco Tribune-Herald on July 28, 2013