Jessica and Nicholas Bakke

Jessica Walters and Nicholas Bakke were married Jan. 20, 2012, at the Crown Ballroom in Portland. Emily Firth officiated the service.

The bride is the daughter of Pete and Dorrinda Walters of Portland, and is a 2001 graduate of Grant High School in Portland. She graduated from the University of Oregon and is earning her master's degree in elementary education at Southern Oregon University and working as a student teacher at Kennedy Elementary School in Medford.

The groom is the son of Michael and Diana Bakke of Ashland. He is a 1999 graduate of Ashland High School. He attended the University of Oregon before graduating from the Oregon Institute of Technology with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering. He works as a professional civil engineer for the city of Medford.

Maid of honor was the bride's sisters, Samantha Janec and Danielle Walters.

Best man was the groom's brother, Tony Bakke, and the groomsman was the bride's brother, Jake Walters.

Flower girl was the bride and groom's daughter, Alexis Bakke.

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