Nikki and Zack

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How We Met

We met in college. He was a resident assistant in the building I lived in and we just hit it off. We came into each other’s lives at just the right time and never looked back. We made it through undergrad, long distance, a master’s degree, raising a puppy together, and now our first home and planning our wedding together.

How They Asked

I was supposed to have my graduation for my masters degree on May 8th but the ceremony was cancelled due to COVID-19 as well as our vacation to Punta Cana where he had originally planned to propose. Zack was determined to make this time special and help me feel celebrated for graduating. He booked a cabin in Gatlinburg (where we took our first trip together) and after spending the whole day trying to find the perfect spot to propose, he got down on one knee at the cabin, on the porch, overlooking the Smokey Mountains. It was such a special trip and he overcame so many COVID related challenges to make it happen.