Mr. and Mrs. Mark McCord of Fayetteville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Leigh McCord, to Benjamin Michael Wardell, son of Mr. and Mrs. David E. Wardell of Fayetteville.
Crystal is a 2009 graduate of Whitewater High School, and will graduate from Georgia State University's Robinson College of Business with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in the Spring of 2014.
She is currently employed with Delta Community Credit Union.
Benjamin is a 2004 graduate of Fayette County High School, and a 2012 graduate of Columbus State University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. He served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps as an Infantryman, and is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Benjamin is currently employed by SecureAmerica as a Director of Security.
The wedding will be in August 2013 south of Fayetteville in Alvaton, Ga.
Upon returning from their honeymoon, they will reside in the Atlanta area.