Susan Marie Collins, of Salisbury, MD, and Robert Andrew Persing, of Bel Air, MD, were married on July 30, 2005. The small and intimate ceremony of family and friends was held at the bride's mother's home in Salisbury, MD. The Pastor Mary Mazzullo officiated. The bride is the daughter of the late Donald E. and Diane M. Collins, of Salisbury, MD. She was escorted down the isle by her brother, Scot C. Collins, of Oakland, CA. The bride's Matron of Honor was college friend, Kelly Kurtyka, of Waynesboro, PA. The groom is the son of James H. and Anna F. Persing, Sr., of Perry Hall, MD. His Best Man was long time friend Shawn Campbell, of Phoenix, MD. Mrs. Persing is a graduate of Wicomico Senior High in Salisbury and has an A.A. in Interior Design from Southern Virginia College in Buena Vista, VA. She is a Flight Attendant for Us Airways based out of Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Persing is a Health/Physical Education Teacher and Varsity Lacrosse Coach at Loch Raven High School in Baltimore County. The Calvert Hall alumni is a graduate of Syracuse University with a Master's from Hofstra University. After a honeymoon in Alexandria Bay, NY, the couple will reside in Bel Air, MD.