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Laura Verwilst and Matthew Perron were united in marriage on June 13, 2014, at Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the campus of Notre Dame, by Laura's cousin, Fr. Brad Metz, CSC. The maid of honor was Laura's sister, Ann Driscoll, and Matt's brother, Joseph Perron, was the best man. The reception was held in the Ballroom at the Morris Inn, Notre Dame, IN. The couple had a summery peach and green color scheme to represent the colors of Ireland which is where they met while they studied abroad in Dublin in the fall of 2008. They returned to Dublin for the Notre Dame vs. Navy football game in 2012 where Matt proposed to Laura. The bride is the daughter of Rick and Jan Verwilst of Niles. She is a 2006 graduate of Marian High School in Mishawaka. The groom is the son of Neil and Beth Perron of Centennial, CO. Laura graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2010 and Southern College of Optometry in 2014. Dr. Laura is a research optometrist at the Indiana University School of Optometry. Matt graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2011 and is currently enrolled in the Kelly School of Business MBA program. Laura and Matt honeymooned in Peru, touring Machu Picchu.