Katherine Hart Rogers and Kennon Allen Wainwright were united in marriage on May 3, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. at Toad Hall in Stantonsburg, NC. The Rev. Dr. William Peter "Pete" Brown officiated the ceremony.
Given in marriage by her parents, the bride is the daughter of Ms. Joy Coppersmith and Mr. Paul Thomas Rogers of Greenville. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. Wiley Burgess Coppersmith and the late Mrs. Joseph Howard Stevens of Elizabeth City and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Frederick Rogers, Sr. of Florence, SC.
The groom is the son of the Honorable and Mrs. George Lindeman Wainwright, Jr. of Morehead City. He is the grandson of the late Dr. and Mrs. James Munn McChesney, Jr. of Tarboro and the late Mr. and Mrs. George Lindeman Wainwright, Sr. of Wilson.
The bride was attended by Ashton McKee Wainwright of Nashville, TN, sister of the groom and Maid of Honor. The Honorable George Lindeman Wainwright, Jr., father of the groom, and the couple’s dog Goose served as best men. Following the ceremony, an outdoor reception was held at Toad Hall. On Friday evening, a rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom’s parents, was held at Quince in Wilson.
The bride graduated from J.H. Rose High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from North Carolina State University. She is a relationship manager and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional with Triangle Securities Wealth Management. The groom graduated from Virginia Episcopal School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Peace, War and Defense from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is Vice President of Sales and Agency Manager with Jerry Ballard & Associates.
Following a wedding trip to the British Virgin Islands, the couple resides in Raleigh.