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The Hershey Co.

Wedded: Ashley Jaffa and Travis Wilkinson

Wedded: Ashley Jaffa and Travis Wilkinson

Date: Sept. 4

Her story: Ashley Jaffa, 29, grew up in Parkton. She works at Berman McAleer, a financial services firm in Baltimore. Her parents, Carolyn and Sam Jaffa, live in Parkton.

His story: Travis Wilkinson, 30, grew up in Parkton. He is employed by Baltimore County public schools as a diesel mechanic. His mother, Deborah Wilkinson, and stepfather, Basilio Scalzo, live in Parkton.

Their story: The two met in 2002 when Travis transferred to Hereford High School from Kennard-Dale High School in Pennsylvania. Even though Travis asked Ashley several times for a date, she always found a way to get out...