Gloria Ray Karlmark

By: Lauren Carpenter

Who is Gloria Ray Karlmark?

Gloria Cecelia Ray Karlmark was one of the Little Rock nine. She was 15 when she attempted to enter Little Rock Central High School. She was born on September 26, 1942. She is now age 71.

Her Career

She attended Illinois Institute of Technology and became a school teacher. She married Krister Karlmark. She later became an attorney and had two children, Mats and Elin. In 199 President Bill Clinton presented her the nations highest civilian award.