Debra Smith and Patrick Belott were married in Aruba on Jan. 20, 2013. Sixty-five family members and friends attended the ceremony.
Debra is the daughter of Reginald Smith Sr. of Olney. She is the daughter/stepdaughter of Karen and Tim Gaydos of Urbana. Patrick is the son of Ray and Sally Belott of Rockville.
Debra and Pat both graduated from Magruder High School in Derwood in 2001 and from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2005. Debra later received her law degree from St. John’s University in New York. Pat is currently Athletic Director at Einstein High School in Wheaton. Debra is an attorney with the firm of Jones Day in Washington, D.C.
The couple lives in Bethesda. They’re planning a two-week honeymoon in Italy this summer.