2012-05-10 / Correspondents' Notes


Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Beal of Hancock are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Matthew Robert, to Shea Marie Swope.

Shea is the daughter of Ann Swope of Greencastle and John Swope of Fort Loudon.

Matt is a 2005 graduate of Hancock High School. He received his bachelor’s degree from Hood College in Frederick and is employed by the Washington County Board of Education as a teacher at North Hagerstown High School.

Shea graduated from Greencastle-Antrim High School in 2011 and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree at Shippensburg University.

A July 2012 wedding is being planned. (

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