Scott and Kate Berlyoung are happy to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, April Szakal Berlyoung, to Daulton Hunter Todd on October 22nd, 2016. Hunter and April grew up and met each other in Alpharetta, GA and they now reside in Pittsburgh, PA. April’s parents are Scott and Kate Berlyoung, of Alpharetta, GA. Hunter’s parents are Anne and Dave Weathers of Gainesville, GA, and Dr. Daulton Todd Jr. and Tammy Hoffritz of Cumming, GA. The bride’s paternal grandparents are Jerry and Esther Berlyoung, of Navarre, OH. Her maternal grandparents are John Szakal (2016) and Mary Szakal (2012) of Cleveland, OH. The groom’s paternal grandparents are Daulton Todd Sr. (1980) and Francis Todd (1999), of Alpharetta, GA. His maternal grandparents are Ralph and Nelda Berry, of Alpharetta.
The bride, April, is a PhD student in chemistry at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Georgia Southern University (GSU). The groom, Hunter, is a recent Master of Music Performance graduate from Carnegie Mellon University. He is applying for further study in the Pittsburgh area, to begin in the fall of 2017. Hunter holds a Bachelor of Music Performance degree from The University of Georgia (UGA).
The couple will be wed at Alpharetta Presbyterian Church in Alpharetta, GA. The wedding service will be officiated by the Reverend Elaine Tullis, who recently retired and moved from Navarre, OH to Windham, ME. Hunter and April met Rev. Tullis through April’s grandparents Jerry and Esther Berlyoung, and attended many services at Tullis’ previous church, St. Paul United Church of Christ, in Navarre. April’s Maids of Honor are Michelle Berlyoung, April’s sister, and Emily Woodward, a lifelong friend from GSU. Bridesmaids include MacyAnn Holland and Elizabeth Woehrel, April’s close college friends and roommates. Hunter’s Best Man is Greg Miller, who attended high school and UGA with Hunter. Groomsman include Andrew Hoffritz, Hunter’s step brother, Nathan Hudson, a fellow musician and friend since middle school, and Daniel Martinec, a friend from the School of Music at UGA. Hunter and April intend to honeymoon in Yosemite, California, and they will continue to live in Pittsburgh, PA post-nuptials.