WEDDING: Wells-Wilson

Jared and Jessi Wilson

Jessi Wells and Jared Wilson, both of Nampa, Idaho, exchanged wedding vows July 10, 2010, at Bigfoot Lodge in Hood River. Lucas Younger performed the double ring ceremony.

Jessi wore a full-length ivory satin Maggie Sottero gown with a train, accented by crystals and pearls. Her bouquet contained orange tiger lilies, purple delphinium and cream roses. Her attendants included maid of honor Rachel Leiter, a high school friend of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and bridesmaids Lacy Gannon of Spokane, Wash., Amalie Unger of Madison, Wisc., and Lindsay Fleischman of Beaverton, all college friends, and Breeann DiCarlo of Nampa, Idaho, a teacher friend. The flower girl was Hailey Magenheimer of Canby, cousin of the groom.

Jared’s best man was brother Jeff Wilson of Hubbard. Groomsmen were friend Todd Ricksger of Hubbard, brother Jake Wilson of Silverton, friend Mark Koch of Canby and cousin Chris Wilson of Portland. The ring bearer was Tama Tuia of Hermiston, cousin of the bride.

Carol Wells of Pendleton, mother of the bride, and Connie Ford of The Dalles, the bride’s aunt, provided the music for the ceremony.

The couple enjoyed a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico. They are at home in Nampa, where they are employed at Skyview High School as teachers. Jessi also coaches the junior varsity girls’ basketball and softball teams, and Jared is the head wrestling coach.

Jessi is the daughter of George and Carol Wells of Pendleton. She is a 2003 graduate of Pendleton High School, and graduated in 2007 from Pacific University in Forest Grove with a bachelor’s degree in English literature. She earned her master’s in teaching from Pacific University in 2008.

Jared’s parents are David and Jenny Wilson of Canby. He graduated from Canby High School in 2001, and earned a bachelor’s degree in history in 2007 from Oregon State University. He also earned a master’s in education from Portland State University in 2008.

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