December 10, 2005 the Wedding  
The Bride and Groom
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The Bride and Groom

Samantha A. Dawson, the Bride - The eldest daughter of Marie & Terry Dawson and sister to Jen, Sammi attended University High School in Normal, IL graduating in the class of 2000. While in high school, Sammi was involved with Theatre, Scholastic Bowl, Band, Chorus, and Volleyball. After high school, she attended the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign where she earned her bachelors degree in Theatre-Stage Management while working at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. Sammi has been lucky to spend the past two summers with Jonathan working as the Festival Stage Manager, then as Festival Production Manager for the Midtown International Theatre Festival in New York City. Sammi is currently a graduate student at the University of Cincinnati pursuing her MA and MBA degrees in Arts Administration. Sammi is a two time donor to Locks of Love, and blood donor and an official lifetime member of the Girl Scouts.

Jonathan M. Fuchs, The Groom - the eldest son of Joan & Michael Fuchs, Jonathan has three younger siblings; Justin, Matthew and Samantha. Jon was born in Nebraska, grew up in Toms River NJ, and attended high school at Waubonsie Valley High School in Naperville, IL. After graduating in 1999, Jonathan attended the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign to pursue his BFA in Theatre with an emphasis in Lighting Design. Since graduating in 2003, Jonathan has toured with Phoenix Productions' Grease and Smokey Joe's Cafe and during the past two summers has served as the Assistant Lighting Designer & Master Electrician at the Midtown International Theatre Festival in New York City. Jon will join Sammi in Cincinnati in the fall as he has been accepted to the graduate lighting design program at the University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music. Jonathan loves to ride roller coasters, go scuba diving, and jump out of perfectly good airplanes. Jonathan is a Rubix cube master and has earned the nickname "inspector" as he has been the ultimate gadget guy on tour.

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