Shajia Ahmad and Scot Donecker, both of Garden City, were married Nov. 18, 2011, in Garden City. Judge Wendel Wurst officiated the double-ring ceremony.

The bride's parents are Kanij Rasul and the late Jalaluddin Ahmad of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Her grandparents are the late Fazlur Rahman and the late Nurjahan Begum of Chittagong, Bangladesh; the late Hafiz Ahmed Chowdhury of Dhaka; and Akhter Banu of Dhaka.

The groom is the son of Dave and Grace Donecker of Garden City. His grandparents are Edith and the late Dale Donecker of Healy; and Lois and the late Gordon Boy of Syracuse.

Scot and Shajia are having a reception today, June 22, 2013, at the Clarion Inn. Their maid of honor is Sayeeda Ahmad, the bride's sister from Dhaka. Their best man, Justin Donecker, is the groom's brother from Garden City.

The bride graduated from Cedar Falls High School in Cedar Falls, Iowa, in 2004 and from The University of Iowa in 2008 with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and international studies. She is an educational advisor with the Talent Search program at Garden City Community College.

The groom graduated from Garden City High School in 2004 and attended Garden City Community College. He is a computer and control systems technician with Sunflower Electric Power Corp.