Kara Gross and Shawn Denton were married June 27, 2009, at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria, with Father Mike Scully, O.F.M, Capuchin, officiating.

Parents of the couple are Kraig and Laure Gross, Hays, and Tom and Denise Denton, Silver Lake.

Grandparents of the couple are Shirley Gross, Hays, Edna Schulte, Walker, and Mary Cowan, Silver Lake.

The bride was escorted by her father.

Honor attendant was Minisa Becker, friend of the bride. Attendants were Andra Cunningham and Anne Neuer, cousins of the bride, and Lalita Prasad and Jennie Wurst, friends of the bride, and Colleen Loo Gross, sister-in-law of the bride.

Best man was Ryan Denton, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Scott Kinderknecht, Shon Daniels, Sean Urquhart and Derek Bahner, friends of the groom, and Derick Gross, brother of the bride.

Ushers were Kyle Gross and Scott Goodheart, cousins of the bride, Aaron Elevier, cousin of the groom, and Ryan Enneking and Jared Waller, friends of the groom.

Candlelighters were Jenna Schulte, cousin of the bride, and Hailey Wilson, cousin of the groom. Flower girl was Kendal Dalton, cousin of the bride. Ringbearer was Riley Denton, nephew of the groom.

The bride is a graduate of Thomas More Prep-Marian High School and received bachelor's and master's degrees from Kansas State University. She is a senior accounting analyst at Kansas City Life Insurance Co.

The bridegroom is a graduate of Silver Lake High School and KSU. He is a language arts teacher and assistant baseball coach at Ottawa High School.

Following a wedding trip to Nassau, Bahamas, the newlyweds are at home in Olathe.