WATERVILLE — A couple who met and fell in love at Colby College are finalists in a national contest to win a $100,000 wedding in Portland sponsored by Real Maine Weddings Magazine.

Alyssa Kavanaugh, who grew up in Winslow (Colby ’10), and Nick Planeta, of Westwood, Mass. (Colby ’09), are one of 14 couples who are finalists in the contest, 2012 Wedding of the Year in Portland. To enter, they submitted a two-minute video, which can be viewed at youtube.com/watch?v=Z-OLS76RBqw.

Public voting will take place from Monday to Friday, March 30. The winning couple will be chosen by 50 percent judges’ votes and 50 percent public votes.

Once the voting opens, voters can rate it by visiting realmaineweddings.com, clicking on “2012 Contest,” and watching the video, then clicking on the stars.

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