Celebrating Black Brides: Profile #87

Couple: Charisma Ricksy and Stephane Nguepdo

Date of Wedding: September 15, 2018

Place: Holy Trinity Baptist Church (Amityville, NY)

Officiant: Rev. Kevin M. Northam

Fun facts:

The bride and groom met at Penn State University.

Both the bride and groom volunteered for the MLK Day of Service at Penn State and were paired together as team leaders.

The couple maintained a long-distance relationship for 3 years.  The distance made their communication stronger.

The bride surprised her groom by reciting her vows in both English and French.  The groom's first language was French!