McKenna Martin of Abilene, Texas and Luke Merten of Brookfield were married June 3, 2016 at Winfield Inn in Austin, Texas. Lt. Col. Alejandro Gomez officiated. Gomez served with the father of the bride for 18 years.
The parents of the bride are Kym and Devin Martin of Abilene, Texas. The parents of the groom are Lisa and Jeff Merten of Macon, Georgia.
The maid of honor was Shelby Martin of Abilene, Texas, sister of the bride. The bridesmaids were Katie Daigle of Lewisville, Texas; Allison Keenum of Abilene, Texas; Laura Jones of Plano, Texas; Anjadai Seals of Fort Worth, Texas; and Hadley Young of Belton, Texas.
The best man was Ian Merten of Brookfield, brother of the groom. The groomsmen were Jacob Martin of Abilene, Texas; Connor Campbell of Houston, Texas; Trey Garcis of San Antonio, Texas; Connor Inglis of Mendham, New Jersey; Ian Smith of Amarillo, Texas.
The ring bearers were Nash, Miller and Grey Jobson of Waco, Texas.
Ten of the groom's best friends from Brookfield served as ushers.
The bride is enrolled in physician assistant studies at University of Texas Medical Branch.
The groom is enrolled in the doctor of pharmacy program at University of Houston College of Pharmacy.
The couple honeymooned in Ireland and Scotland, and currently reside in League City, Texas.
The couple completed undergraduate studies at Baylor University, where they met through a mutual friend.