Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Hayden of Port Tobacco, Md. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Faith Alexandra Hayden of Washington, D.C., to James Thomas Garber of Falls Church, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas T. Garber of Spotsylvania County, Va.
Faith Hayden is a 2000 graduate of McDonough High School in Pomfret, Md. In 2004, she received a B.A. from Loyola College, Baltimore, Md. She is currently a graduate student at Johns Hopkins University in nonfiction writing. She is a journalist for EyeWorld, a science magazine, located in Fairfax.
James Garber is a 1999 graduate of Courtland High School, in Spotsylvania County, Va. He received a B.A. degree in 2003 from James Madison University. He earned an M.A. degree in American history from George Mason University and is currently a Ph.D. student at Mason. He is a historian with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
James Garber is a former resident of Centreville. He is the grandson of Faye Louise Burton Wood and the late James Franklin Wood of Centreville.
A wedding is planned for Feb. 19, in Washington, D.C.