Katie Lynne Fiest and Nicholas Ryan Paolini were married during a ceremony held June 26, 2010, at St. Vitus Church in New Castle, Pa.
Officiating at the event was the Rev. Rich Toohey of Meadville, Pa.
A reception was held following the ceremony at the Embassy in Struthers.
Nicholas and Katie Paolini
The bride is the daughter of David and Lynne Fiest of Southington. Parents of the groom are Nicholas and Susann Paolini of New Castle.
Maggie Fiest, sister of the bride attended the bride as maid of honor. Bridemaids were Brittney Campana, Stephanie Patterson, and sisters of the groom, Beth Fabus and Cristine Lazzara. Flower girl was Grace Lazzara, niece of the groom.
Matt Walczak, cousin of the groom, was best man.
Groomsmen were Keith Patterson, Justin Conner, Brandon Albertini and cousin of the groom, Mike Walczak.
The new Mrs. Paolini is a 2003 graduate of Chalker High School, and a summa cum laude 2007 graduate of Kent State University with a bachelor of science in business administration. She is pursuing her MBA through Gannon University. She is employed at Joy Mining Machinery in Franklin, Pa., as a human resources representative.
Mr. Paolini is a graduate of Shenango High School, and a 2003 graduate of Penn State University with a bachelor of science degree in education. He earned his master of education in 2006 from Edinboro University and is working on his instructional technology specialist degree from DeSales University. He is employed as a teacher and technology coach at Saegertown High School in the Penncrest School District in Saegertown, Pa.
Following a honeymoon to Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple reside in Meadville.