Marcantel, Polaski united in marriage
Chelsea Maureen Marcantel of Jennings and Miles Eric Polaski of Oviedo, Fla., were married at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings, with Rev. Monsignor James M. Gaddy officiating the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Gregory and Jean Rougeau Marcantel of Jennings and the granddaughter of Bernard Marcantel, the late Martha deGravelles Marcantel, Rena Brown Rougeau and the late Alvin Rougeau.
A 2001 graduate of Notre Dame High School, she graduated from LSU in 2005 with a B.A. in Theatre and English and in 2006 with an M.A. in English education. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and Chicago Dramatists.
She is currently employed as a freelance playwright.
The groom is the son of Richard and Marta Martin Polaski of Oviedo and the grandson of the late Robert and Mildred Kubis Polaski and the late Edgar and Marcella Baker Martin.
A 1998 graduate of Trinity Preparatory School, he graduated from Flagler College in Florida with a B.A. in Theatre.
He is currently employed as resident sound engineer at the Barter Theatre, the State Theatre of Virginia.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory gown of raw dupioni silk with champagne embroidery and hand-crafted organza flowers accenting the waistline. Her ivory tulle veil was crowned with matching organza flowers. The gown and veil were made by Diane MacGregor.
She wore a triple strand of champagne pearls from Beijing, China, and matching earrings. Her bridal bouquet, created by Robin Byler, contained purple lisianthus, English daisies, orange ranunculus, purple succulents, hypericum berries, eucalyptus and stems of rice.
Maid of honor was Angelique Joy Marcantel of New Orleans.
Bridesmaids were Kate Bailey, Rebecca Buller and Ashley Wint, all of Chicago, Ill., Christina Tietje Carlisle of Sacramento, Calif., Robin Kacyn of New York City, N.Y., and Lauren Michaud and Claudia Glasco Rumfola, both of Baton Rouge.
They wore J. Crew silk gowns in a variety of styles and shades of green and carried lavender bouquets. They also wore single strands of champagne pearls from Beijing, China, and matching earrings.
Best man was Brian Edward Polaski of Oveido.
Groomsmen were John Wilson and Mikhail Fiksel, both of Chicago, Scott Franco of Philadelphia, Pa., Eric McGregor of Austin, Texas, Benjamin Maljevec of New York City and Noel Marcantel of Baton Rouge.
Ushers were Matthew Chapman of New York City, Paul Rougeau of Baton Rouge and Levi Petree of Los Angeles, Calif.
Flower girl was Colleen Adéle Fontenot of Jennings.
Ring bearer was Karson Reese Rougeau of Eunice.
Liturgical readers were Jonathon Butts of Chicago and David Marcantel of Jennings.
Music was provided by Brent Badon of Jennings, les Amies Louisianaises of Lake Charles and Nancy Tabb Marcantel of Sunset.
A reception was held immediately following the ceremony at Point-Aux-Loups Springs Ballroom in Iota.
Following a Carribean cruise, the couple resides in Abingdon, Va.
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