Carolyn Ziaja and Ryan Sparks of St. Louis, Mo., are happy to announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is a daughter of James and Luciana Ziaja, of Cedar Hill, Tex. She is a 2005 graduate from Canterbury Episcopal School, DeSoto Tex., a 2009 graduate from Loyola University, Chicago, with a bachelor of arts degree in public relations, and a 2013 graduate from Webster University, St. Louis, Mo., receiving a master's degree in international relations. Carolyn works as a strategic communication consultant.
The prospective groom is a son of Sue and Terry Sparks, of Quincy, Ill. He is a 2001 graduate of Quincy Senior High School, Quincy, Ill., a 2005 graduate of Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Ill., earning a bachelor of science degree in business, and a 2017 graduate of Webster University, St. Louis, Mo., with a master's degree in business administration. Ryan works as a regional sales manager.
The couple will be married October 25, 2019, in St. Louis, Mo.