Wedding date: Jan. 19, 2013
Her story: Palma Botterell, 31, grew up in Fairfax, Va. She is a graduate student at the University of Maryland's geochemistry program and a scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey. Her father, John, is a computer engineer and her mother, Stephanie, is a science teacher.
His story: Kevin Jarboe, 32, grew up in Washington. He is a scientist for Lockheed Martin. His father, A.J., is a retired computer engineer and his mother, Karyn, is a cosmetics representative.
Their story: Palma and Kevin met in 2006 as student employees in the chemistry department at George Mason...