Joseph and Kristin Champi

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 12:47 PM



On July 7, Kristin Michelle Friederichs and Joseph August Champi were united in marriage at a private ceremony in Las Vegas. The following week, family and friends attended a celebration in their honor at Cactus & Tropicals in Salt Lake City.

The bride grew up in Roy. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in English secondary education from Weber State University in 2005 and a Master of Education degree in curriculum and instruction from Seattle Pacific University in 2011. She is an English teacher and advisor at Viewmont High School in Bountiful.

The bridegroom is from Napa, Calif. He graduated from Benicia High School in 1998 and played professional ice hockey across North America. He moved to Utah and became the manager of his family’s restaurant. He now is an IT specialist for Verizon.

After a honeymoon to Las Vegas and Midway, the couple will live in their new home in Salt Lake City.

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