Mark Smith and Jaden Larson are engaged to be married on Aug. 9, 2015 at the Nikiski Senior Center.
The bried-to-be is the daughter of Scott and Tamara Larson. She is a photographer at Narrow Road Productions. Her Maid of Honor will be Amelia Andersen, and her bridal party will include bridesmaids Sarah Pribbenow, Jesseline Honrud, Michelle Barrows, Taylor Tracy, Samantha McCormick, Alecia Gregory, Kyanna Germann, Kaelyn Parrish, and Cheyenne Larson, and flower girls Kennah, Keileigh, and Indego Gregory and Gemma Germann.
The future groom is the son of Carl and Denise Smith. He is currently in graduate school, working toward a master’s degree in outdoor education at Alaska Pacific University in Palmer. The Best Men will be Austin Fowler and Josh Smith. Groomsmen will include Ancel Ware, Todd Brigham, James Ostroot, Brad Carter, Eiji Fujino, Tyler Graham, and Kory Kraft; ushers will be Curtis and Clayton Larson; and ring bearers will be Zaiyan Germann, Oliver, Kaiden, Tyson, and Xander Parrish, Tanner, Brayden, and Bentley Gregory, and Liam Gomez.
A reception will follow at the Nikiski Senior Center. The couple plans to honeymoon in Belize. They will live in Palmer after the wedding.