Edwards-Drish Wedding

Posted Online: Dec. 19, 2012, 11:04 am
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Jennie Eloise Edwards and Michael Anthony Drish, both of Nashville, Tenn., were married July 7, 2012, at Saint Henry Catholic Church in Nashville. Father Stephen Wolf officiated the 2 p.m. ceremony. The reception was held at the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum.
The bride is the daughter of Mike and Nancy Edwards, Columbus, Ohio. The groom is the son of Carol Drish, Moline, and Bill Drish, Rock Island.
Maid of honor was Marley Brush. Best man was Christopher Drish. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Cameron, Johanna Cahoon, Katie Hatheway, Kylie Larson and Wyeth Taylor. Flower girl was Nori Edwards. Groomsmen were Kurtin Melin, Ryan Kazmirzack, Christopher Edwards, Stephen Edwards and Adam Edwards. Ushers were Daniel Newman, Jonathan Newman, John Nesbitt and Ricky Thrash. Ringbearers were Thatcher Edwards, Braylen Edwards, Caleb Edwards, Porter Edwards and Noah Edwards.
Jennie graduated with a master's degree in higher education administration from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Connecticut College and Columbus School for Girls, Columbus, Ohio.
Michael graduated with a master's degree in higher education administration, organizational leadership from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, University of Illinois, Champaign, and Moline High School. He is employed as a the senior associate director of undergraduate admissions at Northeastern University in Boston.
They honeymoon destination was Santa Barbara, Calif. The couple has relocated to Boston.


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