August 21, 2008
Lindsey Fadner, daughter of Ken and Pam Fadner of Wilton, Conn., is engaged to Derek Ward, son of Tom and Donna Ward of Aspen.
Lindsey is a 1997 graduate of Wilton High School, and a 2001 graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. In 2002, she started her own company, The American Dance Training Camps, incorporating her talents as a gymnast and dancer. The camps are located in Vermont, North Carolina, Colorado and California and offer classes in hip hop, jazz, and musical theater, to girls 8 to 17 years old.
Derek is a 1998 graduate of Aspen High School and a 2002 graduate of Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. Since graduation he has worked as an intern with Friends of Cancer Research in Washington, D.C.; completed pre-med course work at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Penn.; participated in a special project with Save the Children in Malawi; and worked with HIV programs for the Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia.
Derek is in his fourth year of medical school at the University of California, San Francisco. The couple lives in San Francisco. They plan to wed over Labor Day weekend in Squaw Valley, Calif.