Doctors James Steven and Becky Hampton Smith of Bozeman, Mont., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ali Nicole Smith, to Noah Chase Kennedy, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Caswell Kennedy of Birmingham.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Howard Smith of Longview, Texas, and the late Mr. William Hampton and Mrs. Laura Elizabeth DeNinno of Phoenix.
Miss Smith is a 2006 graduate of Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree in religious studies. She was captain of the women’s varsity basketball team and is an alumna of both Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and the University Cottage Club. Miss Smith is employed by the Christian Union in Princeton, N.J., where she serves as a campus minister to students at Princeton University.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Col. and Mrs. Clarence Newton Kennedy of Montgomery and the late Mr. William Roger Kirby of Jacksonville and Mr. and Mrs. Verne Simonin of Birmingham.
Mr. Kennedy is a 1998 graduate of Hoover High School and a 2002 graduate of the University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is an alumnus of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Mr. Kennedy earned a master of divinity degree in 2012 and will complete a master’s degree in theology in May from Princeton Theological Seminary.
The wedding is planned for May 26 in Miller Chapel at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton.