Our Wedding Date: August 3, 2013

The Couple

  • The Bride

    Sara Vanderbeck


    Sara was born in Phoenixville, and grew up on a horse farm in Douglassville, PA with her parents.  She loved horseback riding and taking care of all the animals on the farm.  Sara is a nurturer at heart, and loves caring for others, both human and animal. 

    Sara attended Montgomery Day School in Chester Springs, PA from Kindergarten to 8th grade. She then set her sights on The Hill School. After her acceptance, she boarded during her sophomore, junior and senior year. While at the Hill School, she played field hockey, lacrosse and managed the wrestling team. The Hill School has a special place in Sara's heart and will always be here second home. 

    After The Hill School, Sara attended Lehigh University where she pledged AOII. At Lehigh University, Sara studied Art History and Psychology but fell in love with teaching while volunteering at The Centennial School. She then decided to extend her educational career by staying at Lehigh to obtain a Master's Degree in Special Education. During this time she met her future husband while out at McGrady's with her Centennial co-worker, Catherine Hobby. After conquering a Master's Degree, Sara set her sights on a director of special education and principal certification. She is currently a Lead Teacher at Centennial School in her 10th year as a student at Lehigh University! 

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  • The Groom

    Chris Fowler


    Chris was born and raised in Brielle, NJ.  He grew up sailing and swimming at the local yacht club and still spends the majority of his summer in Brielle.  After Brielle Elementary, Chris attended Christian Brothers Academy, and then went to Lafayette College where he studied Mechanical Engineering.  Chris got a job as a Design Engineer at Flowserve in the Lehigh Valley.  While working Chris earned his MBA from Lehigh University, and is a licensed engineer in the state of New Jersey. Chris currently works as a Service Center Engineer at HydroAire Inc.

    Chris still enjoys sailing and spending as much time on or near the water as possible. During the summer Chris can be found on the beach in Manasquan with friends or having a cocktail at the Union Landing.  

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  • Their Life Together

    Chris and Sara live together in Bethlehem, PA with their dog Parker.  They enjoy spending time outdoors hiking or at the dog park. They never miss a Lafayette-Lehigh Football game and try to spend as much time with friends as possible.  

    Added on Fri, Sep 28th 2012