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Amanda Erichsen and Peter Tomlinson, of Manhattan, were married May 28, 2016 at the First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan. 

Pastor Kati Collins, Designated Associate Pastor, officiated. 

The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Harold and Susan Erichsen Jr. 

The Maid of Honor during the ceremony was Brianna Johnson of Seattle. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Wondra of Kansas City, Valene Day of Goddard, and Tanya Dvorak of Lexington, Ky. 

The Best Man was Scott Mattke of Fayetteville, Ark. Groomsmen included Chris Hannan of Southbury, Conn., Henri Ducharme of Granby, Conn., and Josh Roe of Manhattan. 

The Flower Girl was Ashlee Erichsen of Beatrice, Neb., and the Ring Bearer was Ben Erichsen of Beatrice, Neb. 

Ushers were Paul Erichsen of Beatrice, Neb. and Kirsten Tomlinson of Preston, Conn. 

Music for the ceremony was provided by Kristen and Chris Michaels, friends of the groom, from Arkansas. 

The reception was held at the Flint Hills Discovery Center in Manhattan. 

Amanda Erichsen graduated from Chapman High School in 1999. She received a Bachelor of Science in agricultural communications and journalism from Kansas State University in 2004, and her Master of Science in agricultural communications from Oklahoma State University in 2008. 

She is an editor at the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station at Kansas State University. 

Tomlinson graduated from William H. Hall High School in West Hartford, Ct. in 1995. 

He received his Bachelor of Science in animal science/agronomy from the University of Connecticut in 2000, and his Master of Science in crop, soil and environmental sciences from the University of Arkansas in 2006. He received his Ph.D. in soil and environmental sciences from the University of Arkansas in 2011. 

Currently, he is an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Environmental Quality, Department of Agronomy at K-State. 

Tomlinson is the son of William and Carol Johnson of Greenfield Center, N.Y.

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