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Sarah + Andy – Greendale High School Engagement

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Sarah and Andy are too cute! They met in 2005 at Greendale High School. Sarah transferred mid-year in January and was the new girl in school trying to fit in. She arrived to Chemistry class on the first day and was seated in the only empty spot, right next to two boys. Andy was one of them and an upperclassman. Sarah said that being partnered up with these two boys started as her worst nightmare, but after a few weeks she really enjoyed sitting by them.

Jump ahead a few weeks and Andy asked Sarah if she did anything fun for Valentine’s Day. When Sarah responded that she didn’t, Andy casually said “Oh, well you should have called me!”. How clever! He managed to get her phone number without directly asking for it. The couple started to talk on the phone pretty regularly and he finally asked her out on a date. Neither of them can remember which horrible movie they saw because they were distracted getting to know each other and holding hands. How cute and so high school!!

Sarah said she never felt so many butterflies before and kept thinking “this is too good to be true”. They have been dating ever since, including the time spent at different universities. They know each other better than anyone else, finish each others sentences and bring out the best in each other. I was privileged to experience this first hand when I watched Andy make Sarah laugh with a simple look and Sarah made Andy smile simply by donning his old football jersey.

When I first met Sarah and Andy we talked about locations that are important to them. Greendale High School is where it all began and the perfect spot to celebrate their love for each other. Andy arranged for us to have access to the football field and brought along his old football jerseys for the two of them to wear. The couple lit up as they laughed on the field and snuggled close for kisses under the bleachers.

These two were so easy to photograph and fun! I cannot wait for their Naga-waukee Park engagement session and their gorgeous wedding next May!

Milwaukee engagement photos at Greendale High School - The Paper Elephant
Milwaukee engagement photos at Greendale High School - The Paper Elephant
Milwaukee engagement photos at Greendale High School - The Paper Elephant
Milwaukee engagement photos at Greendale High School - The Paper Elephant
Milwaukee engagement photos at Greendale High School on the football field - The Paper Elephant
Milwaukee engagement photos at Greendale High School on the football field - The Paper Elephant
Milwaukee engagement photos at Greendale High School on the football field - The Paper Elephant
Milwaukee engagement photos at Greendale High School on the football field - The Paper Elephant
Milwaukee engagement photos at Greendale High School on the football field - The Paper Elephant
Milwaukee engagement photos at Greendale High School under the bleachers - The Paper Elephant

Can’t get enough of these two? Hit play on the slideshow below to see more from their engagement session! Leave some love for this cute couple. If they receive 20 comments on this blog posts they will receive a complimentary 8×10 print of their favorite image!

Sarah + Andy – Greendale High School Engagement – The Paper Elephant from The Paper Elephant on Vimeo.

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  1. Kim

    July 7th, 2015 at 6:56 pm

    Congratulations Andy and Sarah, the photos turned out beautiful. What a great idea to have them taken at Greendale H.S.

  2. Sarah

    July 8th, 2015 at 1:14 am

    Tegan – thank you from the bottom of my heart for capturing these special moments between Andy and I. Going back to GHS was really fun! I’m so glad we will have these pictures forever!

  3. christi haydon

    July 9th, 2015 at 12:28 am

    I loves all the pictures. They both are very photo genic. I like the pictures where they both are in football jerseys. It would be very hard to pick just one picture if i had to. All are awesome. Cant wait to see second set of pictures.

  4. Aunt Kris

    July 9th, 2015 at 4:07 pm

    These pics turned out wonderfully – just so many lovely and truly candid shots here. (Of course the super cute subject matter made them all work!!) Andy & Sarah – I’m elated for you and am counting down to your wedding day!

  5. Katie

    July 9th, 2015 at 8:49 pm

    These pictures are gorgeous! Such a cute couple. Can’t wait to see wedding pictures next year 🙂

  6. Kelly

    July 10th, 2015 at 3:56 pm

    These pictures turned out AMAZING! Such a cute idea to bring it back to GHS! Love you both so much and cannot wait for the big day!! ????

  7. Aunt Janet

    July 10th, 2015 at 9:10 pm

    Sarah and Andy – The pictures are wonderful!!!! The football jerseys are a really great idea. Love all the pics! Love to you both!!!!

  8. Patty

    July 18th, 2015 at 2:06 am

    The pictures are so nice and natural! Love all the high school and football field pictures where there are many happy memories and where you two met. Very excited about the wedding and so very happy for you both. Such a beautiful couple, truly blessed! Love both so much!

  9. Grandma Lois

    July 19th, 2015 at 7:06 pm

    These are great pictures and you are a good looking couple. Love, Grandma

  10. Sarah + Andy – Naga-waukee Park Engagement » The Paper Elephant

    August 13th, 2015 at 2:34 pm

    […] Sarah and Andy at Naga-waukee park in Hartland for their second engagement session. Check out their Greendale High School engagement session and the cute story of how they met. Naga-waukee park was filled with excited families and dozens of […]

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