NAME: Nick Benedix
NAME: Andrea LaGrasse
How old are you? Your fiancée? I am 25 and Andrea is 27
What do you do for a living? Your fiancée? I train debt collectors for Vision Corp. Andrea is a Admission Advisor for Colorado Tech. University
How did the two of you meet? We met while I was selling cars for Sycamore Mitsubishi and she was a student at NIU
How long have you been dating? 5 years
When and how were you engaged? 01-13-04. I brought her back to the sales floor at Mitsubishi and proposed in the middle of the room with the sales people and customers, everyone clapped, it was pretty cool!
Do you have a wedding date set? If so, what is the date? No, not yet, we haven't had the money.
Why do you think it would be fun to get married on the ice? We both love hockey and the Hogs. It would be like a Cubs fans getting married at homeplate at Wrigley field...A Dream Come True!!!
Why should you win this contest? We have wanted to get married for awhile now but haven't had the money, whenever we start saving for our wedding something happens where we need the money.
Describe each other's personality. We are a true case of opposites attracting. I am very outgoing and loud and like to try new things. She is very personal and kind of shy.
What are your hobbies? And your fiancée's? I like watching and playing all sorts of sports, we both volunteer for the DeKalb County Sheriff's office. Andrea really likes to go rollerblading.
What is the most outrageous thing you and your fiancée have done? I used to repo cars for a living and sometimes Andrea would go with me. I saw a car that I've been looking for in front of a bar. I sent her in to see if the owner was in the bar, and see if she could make sure he didn't leave while I hooked up the car. Later she told me that she was flirting with him and he bought her a drink, she told me she felt like a undercover police officer. I thought that was pretty cool.
What is the most outrageous thing you would do to win this wedding? Pretty much anything if I have to eat or do anything, I just want to give Andrea the wedding she deserves.
Tell us something unusual about you as a couple. We have worked at three jobs together?
Which of these most closely describes you? I'm the rabid fan; I love my team and am never afraid to show it!
Which of these most closely describes your significant other? I'm the coach; You know it when I'm not happy but I'm alway proud of my team.
Imagine yourself at a wedding reception. Which one is you? I'm Cousin Eric; I'm not really a cousin, I'm a crasher looking to hook up!
Imagine yourself at a wedding reception. Which one is your significant other? I'm the Mother of the Bride; I can't stop crying!