Meredith Frances Kathleen Brent and James Parke Cory were married Sept. 1, 2007, at First United Methodist Church, Hays, with the Rev. Phil Fischer officiating.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Brent, Hays, and Mr. and Mrs. Luke Cory, Geneseo.

The bride was escorted by her father.

Honor attendant was Alexis Korbe.

Best man was Ian Lippert.

Ushers were Harrison Brent, brother of the bride, and Robert Cory, brother of the groom. Candlelighter was Maddison Murphy.

The bride is a 2004 graduate of Hays High School and a 2006 graduate of Flint Hills Technical College, Emporia. She is a para educator for Hays USD 489.

The bridegroom is a graduate of Quivira Heights High School. He is attending Fort Hays State University. He is employed at N.E.W.

Following a wedding trip to Walt Disney World in Florida, the newlyweds are at home in Hays.