Emily Christine Pitts and Daman James Essert were married on July 25, 2009 at the North Naples United Methodist Church.
The bride is a graduate of Naples High School and also a graduate of Stetson University with a bachelor of science degree she received in 2005. She is currently a fourth year medical student at Lake Erie School of Osteopathlic Medicine in Brandenton, Fla.
She is the daughter of Mark and Julie Pitts of Naples, Fla.
Mr. and Mrs. Daman Essert
The groom is a graduate of Lehigh Senior High School and also a graduate in 2007 of Florida Gulf Coast University with a master of arts degree.
He has been a teacher for the last three years, first in Lehigh Acres and now in Cape Coral.
He is the son of Kristine Essert-Nicks of Lakeland and the late Richard E. Essert of Lehigh Acres, who died in 2001.
The couple spent their honeymoon at St. Lucia. The wedding and reception was attended by 170 people.