The Daily Item
MILTON — Shannon Chapin, daughter of Robbins and Sue Chapin, of Flemington, and formerly of Milton, and Luke Groff, son of George and Sue Groff, of Willow Street, were married on March 8, 2013. The couple eloped to Key West, Fla., where they were united on the beach at sunrise.
Shannon and Luke met at Penn State in an ornithology class; their first dates were spent birding in the forests and wetlands of central Pennsylvania. Shannon is a research assistant working towards a master of science degree in spatial ecology and Luke is a research fellow working towards a PhD degree in wildlife ecology, both at the University of Maine.
The newly-wedded couple resides in Old Town, Maine with their dog, cat and two hives of honeybees.