Kristen Kelly Sampsell and William Keating Pierce, both of New York City, were married April 24, 2004 at Kohl's Ranch Lodge. Pastor Ed Blair officiated the creekside ceremony.
Kristen, born and raised in Phoenix and Scottsdale, is the daughter of Barry and Susan Sampsell of Payson. She graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy of New York City, and is a private drama coach and recording artist, as well as a teacher at Rhinelander Children's Aid Society.
William "Keats" is the son of Frederick and Carol Pierce of Atlanta, Ga. He is a graduate of Georgia Tech and is a graphic artist and creative director of Flavor Pill Productions.
The couple will continue to reside in New York City.