Week of May 28, 2008


Stephanie Joy Williams, daughter of Susan and Brett Williams of Chesterfield, and Philip Allan Cotta, son of Carolyn and Glen Cotta of Webster Groves, have announced their engagement. She is the granddaughter of Rae and Jack Kootman and Maurice and the late Sandra Williams.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of John Burroughs High School and George Washington University where she earned a B.A. degree in psychology and an the University of Missouri-Columbia where she earned an M.Ed. degree. She is currently teaching mathematics at Kirkwood High School.

Her fiance is a graduate of Webster Groves High School and Culver Stockton College where he earned a B.A. degree and the University of Missouri-St. Louis where he earned an M.A. degree in history. He is currently teaching history at Kirkwood High School.

A July, 2008 wedding is planned.

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