Lauren Elizabeth Ferrandino and John Anthony Persico were married on Sept. 27 at Holy Name of Mary Church in Valley Stream. The reception was at Russo's on the Bay in Howard Beach, Queens. She works in marketing and is the daughter of Elizabeth and Gary Ferrandino of Valley Stream. The bridegroom works in sales and marketing and is the son of Claire and Joseph Persico of Smithtown. The bride earned a bachelor's degree in visual arts from SUNY New Paltz. The groom earned a bachelor's degree in international business and marketing from the American University of Rome, a master of business administration from Rutgers University and is pursuing an MBA in psychology from the University of Phoenix. They live in Merrick.