Shawna Marie Griffith and Andrew Christopher Nickerson were united in marriage on July 18, 2009 at John’s Creek Baptist Church.
Dr. William L. Self presided over the ceremony. Shawna is the daughter of Terry and Dianne Griffith of Roswell. Andrew is the son of Chris and Karen Nickerson of Roswell.
Randi Pfogner of Duluth was the Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids included Nikki Ringelberg, Ashley Anderson, Kristen Anderson, Rachel Hathaway, Allison West, Abby Tumelson, and Callie Matthews. The best man was the brother of the groom, Simon Nickerson of Roswell. Groomsmen included Matthew Brody, Tyler Griffith, Kevin Foos, Pete Apol, Matthew Tumelson, Javier Prellezo, and Michael Tall.
The reception was held at the Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta where the celebration continued to disturb the peace until the early hours of the morning. The father/daughter dance was a foxtrot performed to Frank Sinatra’s “Fly Me to the Moon.” Shortly after, the bride changed into a stunning ruffled dress in which she proceeded to shred the dance floor with the groom in a salsa dance to Tito El Bambino’s “El Amor.”
Shawna and Andrew both attended Centennial High School and Florida Atlantic University. In May of 2010 Andrew earned a bachelor’s degree in ocean engineering and is currently employed by 2H Offshore Inc. in Houston. In December of 2008 Shawna earned a bachelor’s degree in intercultural communications. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders at the University of Houston and intends to work as a speech pathologist upon graduation. The couple honeymooned at the Limelight Lodge in Aspen and is currently residing in Houston.