The families of Montana Rodriguez and James Kelman Jr. announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Teresa and Douglas Kibbe of Maryland. She is a graduate of Schenevus Central School, The Crane School of Music at the State University College at Potsdam and Antioch University New England. She has a Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree and a Master of Education in Elementary Education degree. She is a certified elementary and music educator.
The groom-to-be is the son of Elizabeth Mead-Scott of Schenevus. He is a graduate of Worcester Central School and a 2008 graduate from the Otsego County Police Academy. He is employed as a police officer in the Cooperstown Police Department.
An Aug. 9, 2014, wedding will be officiated by the Rev. Judith Thistle, and a reception will follow at the Foothills Performing Arts Center. The couple lives in Cooperstown.