Megan Laurel Mittelstadt and Nicholas Blake Colvard, both of Boston, Massachusetts, were united in marriage at five o’clock in the evening on May 31, 2014. The ceremony was held at Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church and officiated by the Reverend Gary Bullard Sr. Music was provided by The Julie Diamond Ensemble, former flute instructor of the bride. A reception followed at Dunes West Golf and River Club.
The bride is the daughter of Nancy and Carl Mittelstadt of Mount Pleasant. Her grandparents are Shirley and David Clark of Flushing, Michigan; Susanne and Eric Mittelstadt of Naples, Florida; and Anne Cummings of St. Louis, Missouri. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a B.S. in Biology and a Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. Megan is a Lecturer of Genetics at Harvard Medical School.
The groom is the son of Pamela and Stephen Colvard of Santa Paula, California. His grandparents are Genelle and Buddy Colvard, also of Santa Paula, and the late Charlotte and Harold Wallace.He earned a B.S. in Marine Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an M.S. in Biology from California State University, Northridge. He is currently a Ph.D. student at Northeastern University, studying Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology.
The bride wore an Augusta Jones tiered lace gown with a cathedral length veil. Her matron of honor was Emily Jones Wilkinson. Bridesmaids were Sarah Miles Childers, Beaumont Siron Palmer, and Ashley Brooke Colvard, sister of the groom. The bride’s cousin, Tessa Marie Mittelstadt, was the flower girl.
Jacob Davis Dilbeck, cousin of the groom, stood as best man. Groomsmen included Eric William Wilkinson and Patrick Clark Mittelstadt, the bride’s brother. Jackson Brandt Mittelstadt, cousin of the bride, was the ring bearer.
The rehearsal dinner, given by the groom’s parents, was held at Red Drum Restaurant on May 30, 2014. After a honeymoon to the Greek Islands, the couple will reside in Boston, Massachusetts.