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Carolyn Schindler Sparks, American nutritionist. Registered dietitian. Named one of Outstanding Young Women of America, 1977, Volunteer of Year, Wayne County chapter American Diabetes Association, 1985.


Sparks, Carolyn Schindler was born on June 23, 1943 in New Martinsville, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of David Herbert and Margaret Catherine (Snodgrass) Sparks.


Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition, Kent State University, 1965. Master of Science in Public Health Nutrition, Case Western Reserve University, 1968.


Nutrition consultant North Carolina State Board Health, Raleigh, 1968-1981. Maternal, child health nutrition consultant North Carolina Division Health Services, 1981-1983, nutrition program consultant, 1983-1989, North Carolina Department Environmental Health and Natural Resources, since 1989. Adjunct clinical instructor East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, since 1986.


President Wayne County chapter American Diabetes Association, Goldsboro, North Carolina, 1980-1982. Member administrative board St. Paul Methodist Church, Goldsboro, 1981-1987. Member North Carolina Public Health Association (president 1977, Outstanding Service award 1977), Eastern North Carolina District Dietetic Association (president 1977-1978), North Carolina Dietetic Association (president 1984-1985, Member of the Year award 1988).


  • Other Interests

    Sewing, cake decorating, needle work.


Married Glen Byrd Sparks, April 1972. Children: Donald Ray, Joy Lynn.