MIAMI (CBSMIAMI) – The coronavirus pandemic ruined wedding plans for many people across South Florida, but for one local couple in love, it may have been a blessing in disguise.
That’s because Adrian Cameros and Juana Guzman entered and won a free wedding ceremony, planned and hosted by students and faculty from the FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.READ MORE: Feds Pay First Florida School District For COVID-19 Mask Mandate
The ceremony took place Wednesday, April 7 in front of about 50 family members and friends at FIU Hospitality’s patio space.
Cameros and Guzman met while attending Miami Coral Park Senior High in 2016.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Partly Cloudy With Scattered Afternoon Storms Through Saturday, Cold Front Moves In Sunday
They were married in May 2019 and planned a ceremony in front of loved ones for May 2020, which had to be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In February 2021, they entered the social media video contest run by FIU’s social events class.MORE NEWS: Tracking The Tropics: Hurricane Sam Rapidly Strengthening In Atlantic
The students focused on every aspect of the event securing local vendors who provided their products and services at no cost.