Engagement: Brittany Smolen & Dustin Sparks

Brittany Smolen & Dustin Sparks

Brittany Smolen & Dustin Sparks

Brittany Marie Smolen of Hoboken, N.J., and Dustin Buford Sparks of Hoboken will be married June 23, 2012, in Laguna Beach, Calif. Brittany is the daughter of Vince Smolen and Wendy Leopold of Rocklin, Calif. She graduated from Rocklin High School in 2004 and from University of California Davis in 2008 with a degree in clinical nutrition. She works at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Dustin is the son of Dennis and Gina Sparks of Kingman. He graduated from Kingman High School in 1999 and earned his bachelor's degree from Northern Arizona University in sociology in 2008. He is working on his master's degree from the American Public University in space studies. He is employed with Homeland Security in New York City.