Apr 4, 2014 - StaffLinda Valenti of Laramie, formerly of Kinnear, announces the engagement of her daughter Shannon Marie Valenti to James Cheng.
The bride-to-be is also the daughter of Gerard Valenti of Chicago and the granddaughter of Patsy Meyer of Riverton.
She was named a 2005 Outstanding Graduate of the University of Wyoming, and she holds a master's degree in international affairs and economics from the Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.
She is a corporate strategy analyst for URS Corporation in San Francisco.
The future groom is the son of Ping Fu Cheng of Los Angeles.
He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego and earned his master's degree in mechanical engineering at the University of California, Davis.
He works at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California.
The couple enjoyed a romantic proposal in Wyoming and is planning a June 2014 wedding at Saint Mark's Lutheran Church in San Francisco. After the wedding they will reside in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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