Kara Hoffman and Brian Carpenter were married April 26, 2008, in Lee's Summit, Mo., with Father Michael Clary officiating.

Parents of the couple are Robert and Renee Hoffman, Hays, and Tim and Vickie Carpenter, Lee's Summit, Mo.

The bride was escorted by her father.

Honor attendant was Miranda Fox. Attendants were Gina Remus, Ashley Mohr, Andrea Crees and Amanda Kunc.

Best man was Chad Groom. Groomsmen were Eric Webber, Trent Fox, Dan Cade and Kevin Carpenter. Ushers were Nathan Hoffman, Jason Carpenter and Jeffery Carpenter.

Candlelighters were Kristen Seiwert and Emily Carpenter. Flower girl was Lili Groom. Ringbearer was Kyzer Fox and Izaac Fox.

The bride is a graduate of Hays High School and Kansas State University. She is a food technologist at Interstate Bakeries.

The bridegroom is a graduate of Lee's Summit High School and DeVry Institute. He is an application administrator at Accenture.

Following a wedding cruise through the southern Caribbean, the newlyweds are at home in Lee's Summit.