Rachel Shapland & Parker Gaudio

Rachel Kay Shapland and Parker Rede Gaudio, both of Germantown Hills, were married at 4 p.m. June 16, 2018, at Willow Hill United Methodist Church in East Peoria. Pastor Bradley Watkins II performed the ceremony.

Her parents are Brad and Linda Shapland of Germantown Hills. His parents are Mark and Marcy Gaudio of Germantown Hills.

Maid of honor was Megan Shapland of Germantown Hills. Bridesmaids were Lauren Greene of Bloomington, Abby Roemer of Sycamore, Lauren Gray of Morton and Morgan Neece of Rockton.

Best man was Stephen Arnold of Edwardsville. Groomsmen were Dominick Gaudio, Frank Gaudio and Ryan Shapland, all of Germantown Hills, and Juan Cibrian of Mapleton.

The reception was held at The Waterhouse in Peoria.

The bride received a bachelor's degree in nursing from Northern Illinois University in May 2018. She will begin working as a NICU nurse at Advocate Children's Hospital in Oak Lawn in July.

The bridegroom received a bachelor's degree in health sciences from Northern Illinois University in May 2017. He is pursuing a Doctor of Physical Therapy as a student at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science with plans to graduate in June 2020.

Published in the Peoria Journal Star on July 8, 2018