Patti and Stan Gilliam of Farmington, Missouri and Jan and Tim Shaw of Mesa, Arizona are proud to announce the marriage of their children, Melissa Dawn Gilliam and CPT Nicholas Ray Shaw. The two were wed on February 4, 2012 at Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Melissa is an Integrated Marketing Manager at The CSK Group in Colorado Springs. She holds her masters degree in Arts Management from Carnegie Mellon University, where she was selected for the prestigious Henry Luce Scholars Program. Melissa is also a cum laude graduate of Northwestern State University Louisiana, holding degrees in both English and Music Performance.
Nicholas is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he studied Geospatial Information Science and was a member of the Army Crew Team. He has deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Nicholas is currently a Captain in the Army, stationed at Fort Carson.