The Couple: Jessica and Paul Scholz
Wedding Date: October 2, 2010
Photography by: Sarah Dawson Photography
Tell us a little about you and your beloved: Jessica started attending William Jessup University (WJU) in August 2005 where she lived in the dorms, and after the first year, she decided to join the leadership team for New Student Orientation. Paul graduated from Sierra College and decided to pursue a degree in ministry at WJU. During the orientation in 2006, Jess and Paul met and were teamed up for a community service project which included gluing “No Dumping” pendants in Downtown Roseville. Sharing three classes with each other that Fall semester, visits to the gym and a couple of coffee dates led to their first date at the Pheasant Club.
They became official in December of that year and have had incredible years together with trips to San Francisco, wine tasting at different vineyards, getting through crazy ministry projects and supporting Jessica in her passion for sales. They got engaged July 12, 2009 at Young’s Winery near El Dorado Hills. Jessica moved to the Bay Area to pursue her career in medical sales in August 2009, and Paul followed shortly after getting a job as a high school youth pastor. They have been supported and loved by a wonderful community to accomplish all that they have and look forward.
What was the most amazing part of your day? The long and anticipated walk down the aisle was one to remember. Jessica got to spend some one-on-one time with her father, and Paul was excited for the future.
What else would you like to share about your big day? We had hung bells in the oak tree at our ceremony site to remember those in our family who had passed.
Ceremony and Reception Site: Serrano Country Club
Photographer: Sarah Dawson Photography
Caterer: Serrano Country Club
Cake: Classic Cakes by Jayne Marie
Flowers: Heavenly Flowers & Events
Favors: DIY Carmel apples drizzled in chocolate
Wedding Dress: House of Fashion
Bridesmaid Dresses: Adrianna Papell Rosette Halter Dress from Nordstrom
Hair and Make-up: Kristen Brassfield at Fusion Salon and Spa
Invitations: Designed and made by groom
Honeymoon location: Chicago, IL
First Dance Song: “You’ve Got What it Takes” by Michael Buble featuring Sharon Jones
Any advice you’d give to our readers who are planning their weddings right now? Planning your wedding is supposed to be fun, so don’t stress the small details. Also, there will always be something that will go wrong on the wedding day…don’t let ruin your day (Jessica forgot her veil during the ceremony, so she just put it on for pictures).
Anything that you would have done differently if you were given the chance? We would not change a thing; the day was more than we could imagine.
Photo courtesy of Sarah Dawson Photography.