---- — WESTPORT - Courtney Michelle Clarke and Lucus Emmett John Benway were married June 15, 2012, at the residence of the bride's grandparents, Alvin and Judy Gates, with Shelia Borden officiating. Receptions were held at both the Dougal and Clark/Cereske residences.
The bride is the daughter of Chris Clarke of Kellar, Texas and Penny Clarke of Peru. The bridesgroom is the son of Jeffrey Benway and Nancy Dougal of Essex.
The matron of honor was Leah King of Willsboro, cousin of the bride. The best man was the groom's brother, Matthew Benway of Willsboro, and the ring bearer was Christopher Clarke, brother of the bride.
Courtney and Lucus Benway graduated from Westport Central School in 2009 and attended college at Clinton Community College, Plattsburgh. Courtney is employed at Glens Falls National Bank, Plattsburgh and Lucus is employed at Adirondack Farms in Peru.
The couple resides in Peru. A wedding trip to Las Vegas is planned for 2013.