Community: Pratt and Drost exchange vows

Megann Elsie Pratt and Charles Eben Drost were married at Shoreline Community Church in Santa Barbara by the Rev. Jack Grubbs. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Susan Pratt of La Crescenta. The groom is the son of Mark Drost of Banning and Elisabeth Radovsky of Nashville, Tenn.

On the arm of her father, the bride wore a lace-edged, sweetheart-cut strapless gown and her hair was adorned with a wreath of dried flowers. She carried a bouquet of sunflowers and blue delphinium with white mums.

Her sister, Renee Spieckermann, served as matron of honor. She was wearing a marine blue, strapless chiffon dress as were the bridesmaids Allissa Jonker, Amy Harter, Kaylor Erickson, Lindsay Walter and Madeleine Drost.

Avery Drost, the groom’s brother, was best man and his attending groomsmen were Dusty Baker, Jay Howard, Kent Stormans and Matthew Minkus. The flower girls in white organza dresses were Kacey Keeney and Kelsey Davis and the ring bearer Jordan Davis donned a gray tuxedo.

A dinner reception was held at Elings Park. The couple honeymooned in Monterey Bay. The newlyweds reside in Santa Barbara.

Both bride and the groom are graduates of Westmont College. After graduating from Crescenta Valley High School, Pratt earned her bachelor's degree in Spanish and cultural anthropology. She works for Santa Barbara School District’s after-school programs. Drost earned his bachelor's degree in music. He is employed as a worship director and teaches piano and high school music.


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