Ginger Vicki Smathers and Anthony "Tony" Francis Nizich will be married on July 20, 2002, at the Chapel by the Lake. The bride is the daughter of Judy and Brad Smathers and the groom is the son of Rosalie and Mike Nizich.
Ginger and Tony both graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School in 1996 and 1997 respectively. Smathers received her associate of arts degree from the University of Alaska Southeast and her associate of science degree in dental hygiene from the University of Alaska Anchorage. Nizich received a bachelor of science degree in general biology from the University of Alaska Southeast. The couple will make their home in Portland, Ore., while he attends the School of Dentistry at Oregon Health Science University.
The attendants in the wedding ceremony are Shauna Zecevic (matron of honor), Kendra Freeman, Cindy Hill, Tanya Nizich, Andi Smathers, Stephanie Smathers, Jody Dillon (best man), Kevin Biggers, Keven Dumont, Sam Heimdahl, Chris Lamonica, Matthew Paresky, Mike Zecevic and Minho Zeckser. Candlelighters are Bryce and Reese Saviers. Videographers are Nicholas and Justin Saviers. The ringbearers are Chase and Cort Saviers and the flower girl is Kelsey Riederer.