Corie Lynn Cox and Kenneth William Strong were married April 25 at the Warsaw Community High School Performing Arts Center by the Rev. Dennis Judy during a surprise ceremony at the premiere of their movie, “My Elusive Mychele.”
The couple had joined with local actors, actresses, and technical film crew members over the past 18 months in producing the independent film, which was based on a memoir that Ken wrote in 2010.
The bride’s parents are Kim and Cindi Cox, Warsaw.
The groom’s parents are Teri and Tom Strong, Avon.
Maid of honor was Leslie Scott.
Best men were the bride’s children, Sean, Shane and Sam.
The bride attended Warsaw Community Schools and went on to achieve her licensure as a cosmetologist in 2000. She worked as a stylist locally for several years while also working as a horse trainer in Warsaw and New Paris. In 2008 she became a firefighter for the North Webster Fire Department and went on to further her career in emergency medicine as a advanced emergency medical technician. She is currently employed by North Webster EMS as a full-time EMT and also acts as the executive producer and photographer for Ken Strong Productions/KSP Cinematic.
The groom is a 1991 graduate of Avon High School. He achieved national licensure as a paramedic in 1994 and worked at Avon Fire-Rescue as a full-time firefighter/ paramedic before moving to North Webster in 1996 to become one of the town’s first paramedics. He also has worked at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, for the past 12 years as a full-time flight paramedic on the Samaritan Helicopter. He has a long history in the entertainment industry with his production company, Ken Strong Productions/KSP Cinematic, and has taken part in several local community theater productions including his portrayal of the role of Jesus in the Lakes Area Players production of “Christ’s Passion” for the past six years.