STEUBENVILLE - Thomas Kotsanis and Jennifer Schoppe were united in marriage July 17 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church with Father Nicholas Halkias and Father Dean Dimon officiating.
Jennifer is the daughter of Fredrick and Susan Schoppe of New Alexandria and was escorted to the altar by her father.
The groom is the son of Tom and Stacey Kotsanis of Steubenville.
Kristen Roush of Columbus, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor, and Stephanie Schoppe of Cleveland, also a sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Suzi Charvat of Lakewood; Allison Davis of Ashtabula; and Maria Matteo and Katelyn Rabatin of Cleveland.
Nicholas Kotsanis, brother of the groom from Steubenville, served as koumbaro, and Billy Kotsanis, brother of the groom from Pittsburgh, served as best man. Ushers were Bill Lakios of Cleveland; Gavin Federico of Pittsburgh; John Healy of Philadelphia; and David Sanders of Steubenville.
Athanasi Kotsanis, nephew of the groom, was ringbearer. Aizek Demitras, godson of the groom, was crown bearer. Anastasia Kotsanis, niece of the groom, was flower girl.
The bride is a graduate of Buckeye Local High School and earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Kent State University. S
he has been employed at the Cleveland Clinic and is currently pursing her master's degree in nursing from Franciscan University of Steubenville.
The groom is a graduate of Steubenville High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in education from West Liberty State College and a master's degree in educational administration from Franciscan University of Steubenville.
He is employed by the Steubenville City Schools.
After a reception at the Steubenville Country Club, the newlyweds took a wedding trip to St. Thomas.
They reside in Steubenville.