Daniel G. Schmidt and Sariska R. Fortuin were married in Seoul, South Korea on Jan. 29, 2016.
The groom is a 2005 Woodburn High School graduate and a 2009 graduate of Portland State University, where he graduated with a bachelors degree in international studies and a minor in Spanish. He went to South Korea to teach in 2010 and is currently teaching kindergarten, first and second grades in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, in a private school. He is the son of Greg and Sharon Schmidt, of Woodburn.
The bride was raised in Grabouw, Western Cape, South Africa. She graduated from Hottentots Holland High School in 2000, and received her masters degree in English literature from the University of Cape Town. She currently teaches adult teachers how to teach the English language. She is the daughter of David and Tammie Fortuin, of Grabouw, Western Cape, South Africa.
The couple will teach this year in South Korea and next year will move to South Africa.