Alumni Achievement

Southwestern Sweethearts

Every love shares a story.
Each story has a beginning.

We are pleased to welcome you as Southwestern Sweethearts, celebrating all alumni couples who have joined their hearts and lives.

Alumni Couples





 Tell us your story

August 2009
Jason and Katie Sokolyk Catron, both '13
"We met in Alpha Phi Omega and had Spanish class together. We started dating at the end of sophomore year, right after Katie’s birthday, and have been together ever since. We were married on June 27, 2015 in the Lois Perkins Chapel at SU!"
Fall 1969
Mike and Helen Andes Florence, both '70
"We met in the fall of our senior year playing touch football on the science hall lawn. We graduated and both became high school teachers. In June, 1976 we were married, and this year 2019 we will celebrate our 43rd anniversary."
September 2007
Patrick '09 and Sarah Woolley Houston 2011
"We started out as friends in a group that celebrated “Adventure Fridays” exploring Georgetown. It wasn’t until that summer that Sarah confessed she had a crush! We started dating in 2008 and married 8 years later. Now we’re adventure partners for life, currently on a long-term bicycle tour!"

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Chapel Wedding   

Getting married soon?
We’d love to help!

Are you an alumni couple preparing for your upcoming nuptials? Congratulations! The Southwestern University Alumni Association would like to celebrate this life achievement. Complete this form and we will mail you a set of complimentary champagne flutes to toast on your wedding day.


The splendor of its architectural design, the Christian symbolism, and its placement in the center of Southwestern University’s campus in Georgetown make Lois Perkins Chapel a beautiful setting for a wedding celebration. The Chapel seats approximately 650 guests.