Vauges, Gloria P.

Gloria P. Vauges 1949
Gloria P. Vauges 1949

Gloria P. Vauges

Married name: Gloria Mohr

Professional ballerina. Mrs. Mohr currently owns the International Ballet School in Campbell, California.

From the 1943 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High School Annual:
•Gloria P. Vauges is listed in the 6th Grade.
•Gloria wrote about Miss Marcou’s French class for the Annual.

From the 1946 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, “Freshman Biographies”:
Desire – To be a ballet dancer
Eccentricity – Going to bed at 8:30
Saying – “Please”
Interest – Jonie Kutza
Goal – To be a ballet dancer
Name – Gloria Vauges

Gloria was a member of the French Club, Le Circle Francais in 1946.

From the 1947 Sophomore Biographies in the Mar-Ken School Yearbook:
Name – Gloria Vauges
Born – New York – Feb. 22
Talent – Dancing
Ambition – To be a ballerina
Nickname – G.G.
Favorite Saying – Gosh
Can You Imagine – Gloria Vauges not saying “for the simple reason is”.

From the 1948 Junior Biographies in the Mar-Ken School Yearbook:
Name: Gloria Vauges
Born: February 22
Ambition: To be a ballerina
Talent: Ballet dancing
Saying: Gosh
The Impossible: Gloria Vauges – – If she didn’t talk a mile a minute.

From the 1949 Mar-Ken Yearbook “49’er” biographies:
Case Number VIII: Gloria Vauges (February 22nd)
This Fortyniner entered this world in Westchester, New York (You’ll notice there is a “west” in the name). She danced her way across an overland route to the Golden Poppy State and right into our little mine (Mar-Ken). Gloria is planning a career as a ballerina for which, with her talent, she is well suited. Recreation for his fellow Fortyniner is in viewing and participating in the arts. Gloria seems to be a popular choice for a secretary (she’s the secretary for the National Honor Society and the Fortyniner class), but maybe from now on she could remember to bring a pencil to meetings.
Can you imagine: Gloria Vauges never mentioning ballet?
Favorite saying: Oh my gosh
Suppressed desire: Villa on the Riviera

From the 1949 Mar-Ken Yearbook: “Guess Who”:
This girl’s main int’rest is ballet
Her folks from France but not Calais
At Senior meetings please be wary
For she is the Secretary.

Gloria is a member of Sigma Gamma Lambda, and was Secretary of the Mar-Ken Chapter –1949. She also served as the Fashion Editor for the Mar-Ken Journal, the school’s newspaper. Gloria was Secretary of her Senior Class.

Links to other resources about Gloria Vauges Mohr:

“A Graceful Body of Work,” article from The Campbell Reporter:
http://www.svcn.com/archives/campbellreporter/02.09.00/cover-0006.html

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