Columbia Couple Wins Today Show Wedding Contest

9 years 2 months 3 weeks ago Friday, August 27 2010 Aug 27, 2010 Friday, August 27, 2010 9:36:38 PM CDT August 27, 2010 in News
COLUMBIA - Rock Bridge High graduates Melissa McMillin and Jeremy Gebhardt have been chosen as the winners of the ultimate wedding, which will be shown live on the Today Show Sept. 30. McMillan and Gebhardt competed against three other couples for the prize, which includes all aspects of the wedding, from the dress to the cake to the location of the honeymoon, all voted by viewers across the country.

Melissa was a vocalist in the school's show choir and Jeremy later joined the tech crew in his senior year.

Jeremy claims that he saw his future bride from across the stage and instantly fell for her. Years later they got engaged, and have endured over three years apart while Jeremy serves overseas. Gebhardt is currently with the US Air Force in Afghanistan. Its his second deployment. McMillan is a senior nursing student at MU.

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