Dr. John McCord and Ms. Becky McCord of Rome announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Martin McCord of Syracuse, New York to Jason Howard Canfield of Syracuse, New York, son of Ms. Dianne Canfield and Mr. Lee Smith of Clinton, New York.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Darlington School and a 2008 graduate of University of Georgia. She received her master’s degree and Doctorate at Florida Institute of Technology and is now employed by Central New York Psychiatric Center as a forensic psychologist.
Laura is the sister of Mac McCord of Charlotte, North Carolina. Her late grandparents are Ralph Butler McCord, MD and Jane Miller McCord of Rome and Lawrence Martin Schick and Francis McCuen Schick of Greenville, South Carolina.
The groom-elect is a 2002 graduate of Thomas R. Proctor High School. He is a 2006 graduate of Ithaca College with a Bachelors in Biology. He is employed by Bristol-Meyers Squibb in the cell culture department focused on the development and manufacturing of biologic oncology pharmaceuticals.
He is the grandson of Albina Kisiel and the late Stephen Kisiel of Utica, New York.
The couple will marry May of 2017 in Syracuse, New York with the bride’s brother, Mac McCord officiating the ceremony.