Graduate, High School, Ludlow, Kentucky. Private lessons in Piano, Violin, Drums, Baton, and Dancing.
Owner, Carole Riggs Dance Studio, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1965, chairman, president, since 1982, chairman, president Carole RiggsFranchise Development Corporation, Lynchburg, since 1985. Creator Little Mission Lynchburg Pageant, 1967-1975, The Dancing Batons Marching Corps., Lynchburg, 1966-1981, Harris Modeling Agency, Lynchburg, since 1976. Judge numerouspageants Virginia, since 1970.
Founder The Carole Riggs System, method for children to learn the arts, 1965.
Choreographer (ballet) The Dolle Shoppe Ballet, 1974, A Child"s Dream Ballet, 1991. Voice training aids for students in ballet, 1985.
Composer music for Barre and Center Floor in ballet and tap for dance students, 1985.
Entertainer Lynchburg Training School and Hospital, 1969—1980, Guggenheimer Hospital, Lynchburg, 1971, Eldercare Nursing Home, Farmville, Virginia, 1985—1987, Kaleidoscope Day Park, from 1986, Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon, 1993. Fund raiser Shriners Crippled Children's Hospital, Greenville, South Carolina, 1973—1983. Choreographer Junior Miss Pageant, Lynchburg, 1975—1982.
Modeling instructor Miss Bronze Pageant, from 1972. Member of Guggenheimer Ladies Auxiliary (Lynchburg), Dance Educators American Inc. (performing arts certified, ballroom dancing certified), Jobs Daughters Lodge (honored queen 1955-1956), Eagles Lodge.
Married Melvin LeRoy Harris, March 17, 1971.