Amy Elise Dupont of Columbia, SC and Alexander Keith Kennedy of Columbia, SC were married on July 5, 2014 at River of Life Church in Aiken, SC. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. The Rev. Jim Hogan officiated.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark E. Dupont of Aiken, SC. She is a granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Earl Briggs of Opelousas, LA, and Mrs. Louise Dupont and the late Mr. Rudolph Dupont of Opelousas, LA.
The bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley P. Kennedy of Columbia, SC. He is a grandson of Ms. Dorothy Henderson and Mr. Ezra Henderson of Joliet, IL, and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Kennedy of Clinton, LA.
Armanda Marjorie Sloan of Charleston, SC was the maid of honor. Amanda Newman Harding of Columbia, SC was the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Amanda Christine Carpineto of Columbia, SC, friend of the bride; and Lisa Lavergne Knezha of Manitou Springs, CO, cousin of the bride.
Stanley Paul Kennedy of Columbia, SC, was the best man. Groomsmen were Brian Grainger of Columbia, SC, friend of the groom; Ronny Dean Jr. of San Antonio, Texas, friend of the groom; and Willie Young of Columbia, SC, friend of the groom.
Ushers were William J. Leverette Jr. of Columbia, SC, friend of the bride; and Jason S. Moore of Houston, Texas, friend of the bride.
Andrew Cooper of Columbia, SC was the ring bearer.
Penelope Grainger and Hannah Phifer, both of Columbia, SC, were the flower girls.
Following a reception at Woodside Plantation Country Club, the couple left for a wedding trip to St. Augustine, FL.
They will reside in Columbia, SC.
The bride is a 2003 graduate of South Aiken High School. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina Honors College with a degree in German. She is employed by Aflac Gap Insurance.
The bridegroom is a 2002 graduate of Ridge View High School. He served in the U.S. Army. He is employed by Palmetto Health Parkridge Surgery Center.