Courtney Anne Lenoir and Christopher William Stavrakos Jr. were married Dec. 29 at St. John’s of Lattingtown Episcopal Church in Locust Valley, N.Y. The Rev. Stephen C. Tamke, an Episcopal priest, officiated.
Until June, Mrs. Stavrakos, 26, was a fourth-grade teacher at the Green Vale School in Old Brookville, N.Y. She is on a yearlong sabbatical from the school. She graduated from N.Y.U.
She is the daughter of Susan M. Lenoir of Locust Valley, and the late John R. Lenoir. The bride’s father was an investment banker at Sandler O’Neill Partners, and a victim of the 9/11 terror attack on the World Trade Center. Her mother is a wedding designer at Scarsella’s Flowers in Laurel Hollow, N.Y., and she is on the board of Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club in Locust Valley.
Mr. Stavrakos, known as CJ, also 26, is a strategist at Uber Eats, an online food ordering and delivery platform, and is on assignment at their European headquarters in Amsterdam.
He is a son of Jill M. Stavrakos and Christopher W. Stavrakos of Wayne, Pa. His father recently retired as a senior fellow focusing on policy matters at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Philadelphia.
The couple met in 2011 while on the staff of the National High School Model United Nations during their freshman year of college. They started dating two years later when Ms. Lenoir was chief of staff and Mr. Stavrakos was the secretary general at the conference, and for the last two years had a long distance relationship while he has been on assignment in Amsterdam.