KayCee Stroh Says Hers Was 'The Wedding of My Dreams'

High School Musical star KayCee Stroh is still cooing about her Jan. 9 wedding to Ben Higginson.

The 24-year-old actress, known to fans of the popular HSM movies as pop-and-lock girl Martha Cox, tells PEOPLE in its upcoming issue that she was glad to share her special day with 500 family members and friends including Monique Coleman, Bart Johnson, Ryne Sanborn and American Idol’s David Archuleta.

High School Musical's KayCee Stroh Says 'I Do'

High School Musical star KayCee Stroh married boyfriend Ben Higginson on Friday in Salt Lake City, Utah, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Stroh and Higginson, both 24, were united in a private Mormon ceremony at the Salt Lake Temple. Afterward, the pair exchanged wedding bands at a ring ceremony attended by family and friends, including Stroh’s HSM costars Monique Coleman, Ryne Sanborn and Bart Johnson, according to Stroh’s rep, Scott Appel.

KayCee Stroh Has the Right Man, But Worries about Wedding Day Drama!

The flowers, the dresses, the food, the music, the guest list – it’s all in place, High School Musical star KayCee Stroh tells PEOPLE.

“I have been dreaming about my wedding day since I was 10,” says a giddy Stroh, 24, whose upcoming wedding with boyfriend Ben Higginson, 24, will be in Utah. “I know the man is the right man, but I’m worried about all of the wedding drama, you know?

PHOTO: KayCee Stroh's Engagement Picture

KayCee Stroh plans to walk down the aisle in Utah in January, and High School Musical’s pop-and-lock girl is sharing her engagement photo exclusively with PEOPLE.

Stroh, 24, who plays Martha Cox in the series of movie-musicals, got engaged to her fiancé Ben Higginson in May when the cast was filming High School Musical 3: Senior Year.

HSM's KayCee Stroh Plans 'Big' Winter Wedding

She hasn’t graduated from high school – High School Musical, that is – but KayCee Stroh is well on the way to planning her dream wedding.

“I have an absolutely wonderful wedding planner who’s [stopping] me from being a Bridezilla,” the Disney franchise’s pop-and-lock girl tells PEOPLE. “I’m so excited. It’s great. It’s going to be a January wedding. A lot of red, white and silver – and cranberries.”

KayCee Stroh's Surprise 24th Birthday Party

It’s been a big week for actress KayCee Stroh. The High School Musical star, who recently announced to PEOPLE exclusively that she is engaged, had something else to celebrate Thursday night: her 24th birthday.

In Utah shooting the third installment of the popular HSM franchise, Stroh was thrown a surprise party at the Classic Skating & Fun Center in Salt Lake City on a day off from filming.

Jessica Alba Tells Schoolyard Crush to 'Look at Me Now'

High School Musical 2 stars Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens took home a bevy of surfboards at Sunday night’s Teen Choice awards, but Jessica Alba had the last laugh on her own grade-school tormentor.