Mawhirter and Ramirez
Trina Jo Ramirez and Sean Michael Mawhirter were married Aug. 11, 2007, at the South Park gazebo, with Rikki Kite officiating. The bride is the daughter of Anthony R. Ramirez, Law-rence, and the late Frances Jeannotte Ramirez. The groom is the son of Michael R. and Ann Mawhirter, Derby. The matron of honor was Toni Ramirez Wheeler. Best man was Guy Montes. Flower girls were Gabrielle Wheeler, Inila Brave, Mia Ramirez and Arianna Wilke. Ring bearers were Joao Ramirez and Cole Wheeler. Readers were Laurie Ramirez and Lisa Morgan. Greeters were Chelsea Morgan, Bailey Scott and Connor Scott. Site stylist was Nicole Ramirez. Sarah Ramirez and Frances Wenger Ramirez were the bride's personal assistants. A reception was given at Maceli's. Trina graduated from Horton High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts in communication studies and a Master of Science in education from Kansas University. She is pursuing a doctorate in higher education administration at Iowa State University. Sean attended KU and is employed at R.H. Donnelley. The couple reside in Ames, Iowa.
Darcie White and Jason Glasnapp were married Aug. 4, 2007, in a outdoor ceremony at Crested Butte, Colo., with the Rev. Joel Biggers officiating. The bride is the daughter of Steve White, Columbia, Texas, and Chris Kirkpatrick, Pueblo, Colo. The groom is the son of Doug and Mary Glasnapp, Lawrence. Maid of honor was Wendy Birchler. Best man was Jeff Jones. Bridesmaids were Amy Kacala, Danika White and Shelly Bruno. Groomsmen were James Glasnapp, Ralph Bidwell and Doug Hess. A reception followed at the Crested Butte Wedding Garden Pavilion. Darcie graduated from Niwot High School in 1990. She received a Bachelor of Science in landscape architecture from Colorado State University in 1996. She is employed by Clarion Associates, a national land use and real estate consulting firm, in Denver. Jason graduated from Lawrence High School in 1989. He received a Bachelor of Science in exercise science from Kansas University, and a Master of Arts in physical therapy from Wichita State University. He is employed as a physical therapist at Best Care Home Healthcare Inc. in Denver. The couple reside in Denver.
Michaele Grace Moretz and Benjamin Reynolds Sosinski were married Sept. 1, 2007, at Rainbow Ranch in Big Sky, Mont., with Lara Khouri officiating. The bride is the daughter of Arlene M. Moretz, Miami, and the late Joseph A. Moretz. The groom is the son of Dr. Richard Sosinski and Donna Reynolds, both of Lawrence. The maid of honor was Whitney Moretz. Best men were Jeff and Mike Sosinski. A reception followed at the Rainbow Ranch Lodge. Michaele graduated from Ransom Everglades School in Miami and Tulane University in New Orleans. She is employed as strategic planning manager at Vogue magazine in New York City. Benjamin graduated from Lawrence High School and Kansas University. He is employed by R/GA Agency as interactive director for Nike in New York City. The couple reside in New York City.
Whitney Ann Evans and Mark Christopher Lang were married July 14, 2007, in Marvin Grove at Kansas University, with E. Thomas Lang officiating. The bride is the daughter of David C. Evans, Phoenix, and Ann Evans, Lawrence. The groom is the son of E. Thomas Lang and Virginia Lang, Waukegan, Ill. Maid of honor was Merrill Evans. Best man was Tomme Lang. Readers were Shannon Wehner Cates and Chris Duncan. A reception was given at Teller's restaurant. The bride is employed as an architect, and the groom is an attorney. They reside in Chicago.
Rebecca Breen and Miguel Romero were married Aug. 11, 2007, at Calvary Baptist Church in Waco, Texas. The bride is the daughter of Tom Breen, Gardner, and Rose Breen, Wellsville. The groom is the son of Miguel Romero Sr. and Eloisa Romero, Laredo, Texas. Matron of honor was Jennifer Cole. Best man was Patrick Adre. Bridesmaids were Alicia Reyes-Barrientez, Esther Reyes, Erin Johnson and Emily Johnson. Groomsmen were Jon Schroeder, Luke Baker, Mark Laymon and J.C. Romero. Flower girls were Lauren O'Dea and Amanda Romero. Candlelighter was Hannah O'Dea. A reception was given at The Brazos Belle in Waco. The bride graduated from Gardner-Edgerton High School in 2003 and received a Bachelor of Science in biology from Baylor University in 2007. She is employed as a chemical analyst for a pharmaceutical company. The groom graduated from United High School in 2003 and received a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Baylor in 2007. He is pursuing a master's degree in accounting. The couple reside in Waco.
Akers and Sommer
Joe and Linda Sommer, Lawrence, and Lonnie Akers, Tennessee, Ill., and Tina Lencioni, Eudora, announce the engagement of their children, Jennifer E. Sommer and Cliff C. Akers, both of Lawrence. The future bride graduated from Lawrence High School in 2002 and attended Kansas University. She is employed as a customer service representative at Capitol Federal Savings. The future groom graduated from Liberty High School in Liberty, Ill., in 1999. He is employed by Chaney Inc. The couple plan a June 7, 2008, wedding at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence.
Mogg and Cain
Michael and Miriam Cain, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Elizabeth Cain, to Matthew Gene Mogg, son of William and Patricia Mogg, Denver. The future bride is a 2004 graduate of Lawrence High School. She is a senior at Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, and is pursuing a bachelor's degree in business administration with a management emphasis. The future groom is a 2003 graduate of George Washington High School. He is a senior at Graceland University pursuing his bachelor's degree in health. He is a firefighter and emergency medical technician for the Lamoni volunteer fire department and an EMT at Decatur County Hospital. The couple plan a May wedding at the University Community of Christ Church in Lawrence.
Sharon and Hooper
Sarah Christine Hooper, Lawrence, and Andrew Joel Sharon, Wichita, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of David Hooper Sr., and Michael and Claudia Jones, all of Lawrence. The future groom is the son of Scott and Terri Sharon, Wichita. Sarah graduated from Free State High School in 2000 and studied business at Kansas University and Wichita State University. She is employed as retail office supervisor at First State Bank & Trust in Wichita. Andrew is a 2002 graduate of Campus High School in Haysville and received an associate's degree in automotive technology from Pratt Community College. He is employed as an automotive technician for Saturn of Wichita. The couple plan an Oct. 6, 2007, wedding at First Christian Church in Lawrence.
Cox and Sturgeon
Steve and Tracy Sturgeon announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Sturgeon, to Ryan Cox, all of Lawrence. The future groom is the son of Randal and Sandy Cox, Spring, Texas, and William and Rose Shinnick, Germantown, Tenn. The future bride is a 2000 graduate of Tonganoxie High School. She received a bachelor's degree in nursing from the Washburn University School of Nursing. She is employed at St. Francis Health Center in Topeka. The future groom is a 1996 graduate of Lawrence High School and a 2000 graduate of Johnson County Community College. He is pursuing a degree in education at Washburn University. The couple plan an Oct. 6, 2007, wedding at Plymouth Congregational Church, Lawrence.
Campbell and Stocks
Christy Stocks and Jeffrey Campbell, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Jean and George Angle, and Ernie and Karen Stocks, all of Wichita. The future groom is the son of James and Pat Campbell, Wellsville. Christy received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Wichita State University and a master's degree in education with an emphasis in counseling psychology from Kansas University. She is employed as human resources manager at Berry Plastics Group. Jeffrey received a bachelor's degree in accounting and business management from Washburn University. He is employed as chief financial officer at Zeratec Inc. The couple plan a Nov. 10, 2007, wedding at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence.
Moody and Miller
Mitch and Bobbie Miller, Richlands, Va., and Bob and Patsy Moody, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their children, Krista Miller and Tristan Moody, both of Lawrence. The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Richlands High School. She received a bachelor's degree in applied behavioral science from Kansas University and is pursuing a master's degree in early childhood special education, also at KU. The future groom is a 2001 graduate of Free State High School and received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from KU. He is pursuing a master's degree at KU in the same field with a specialty in computational mechanics. They are employed as instructors with the Free State High School Marching Firebirds. The couple plan a July 19, 2008, wedding in Lawrence.