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Couples announcements January 18, 2014



Look and D'Ambrosio

Kurt Look and Melissa Moore of Lawrence, KS, are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Colby Look, to Toni Marie D’Ambrosio, daughter of John and Evelyn D’Ambrosio of East Haven, CT. Sarah received a bachelor of arts degree from Knox College and a master of science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Western New England University. Toni graduated from Western New England University with a bachelor of arts degree in Psychology. Toni and Sarah both work with children with autism and live in Boston, MA. Both are currently pursuing master of science degrees in Severe Special Needs from Simmons College. A fall 2015 wedding in Massachusetts is planned.


Moore and Shillington

Allen and Paige Moore of Lawrence, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Moore, to Dale Shillington, son of Kevin and Sue Shillington, of Hutchinson, Kansas, formerly of Lawrence. The future bride is a 2009 graduate of Lawrence Free State High School. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in 2013. She is employed as a Registered Nurse at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Enid, Oklahoma. The future groom is also a 2009 graduate of Lawrence Free State High School. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in 2013, while also completing the Air Force ROTC program. He commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force in May 2013 and is currently stationed at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Oklahoma completing Undergraduate Pilot Training. They are planning a March 15, 2014 wedding in Kansas City, Missouri.


Pierson and Humphrey

Jessica Pierson and Jen Humphrey were legally married on December 19, 2013 in Sidney, IA with Judge Dennis James officiating. Jen is the daughter of Steve Humphrey and the late Janice Humphrey of Linn, MO. Jessica is the daughter of Judy Pierson and the late John Pierson of Lawrence. The ceremony was attended by Steve Humphrey, Judy Pierson, Herbie Weidensaul, Dalton Pierson and Mikey and Amanda Humphrey. Jen graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in journalism in 1996 and Master of Fine Arts in English in 2010. She is the communications director for the KU Biodiversity Institute. Jessica is a 1990 Lawrence High School alumna and graduated from KU in 1995 with a degree in English. She is employed at Growing for Market magazine. The couple, who farm and reside in Douglas County, plan a May reception.

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