The big list: Female teachers with students
Here is a list of the teacher sexpidemic cases WND has documented where female teachers have been accused, or convicted, of assaulting students:
22, 2008, for renting a hotel room where police found beer, marijuana, an open condom wrapper and at least four teenage girls and boys, including several of her 15-year-old son s friends. Though categorically denying rumors she was having sex with students from the school, Swogger was quoted as saying, I was stupid, very stupid. I already know I was and I can understand you looking at me wrong.
It s the biggest mistake I ever made in my whole life. Police allege Swogger asked or encouraged two 15-year-old runaway girls to have sex with her. According to a police papers, Swogger admitted to having sex with a 17-year-old boy and asked police, How serious is that?
The one-time exotic dancer resigned Feb.
25, 2008. Swogger accepted a 3- to-6-year jail term that included a 36-year probation on May 26, 2009. I m sorry I was not the role model I should have been.
I m really sorry, she told the judge.
Abigail Holloway, 332 The former gym teacher at the Christian prep school, Kings Academy, in Sunnyvale, Calif., was arrested March 5, 2009, at St. Mary s Academy in Englewood, Colorado, where she was working, on charges stemming from an alleged sexual relationship with a female student lasting from 2001 to 2005. The girl, now a student at Whitworth College in Spokane, Wash., told a school counselor about the relationship that had occurred in California beginning when she was 13.
During that time, according to the girl, she and Holloway were intimate over 100 times. We have a very special relationship. It is a gift from God, states an alleged e-mail from Holloway to the girl in March 2003.
Not many people are going to understand that, but we know in our hearts that God made us for each other! Holloway is fighting extradition.
Adrianne Hockett:3 Accused of having sex with a 16-year-old special-needs student in a Houston apartment she rented for the get-togethers. The boy has testified the pair would have sex, drink beer and smoke weed.
Adrienne Laflamme, 60:4 Science teacher at the Brevard County Juvenile Detention Center in Cocoa, Fla., was arrested June 25, 2008, for having a four-week heated affair with an inmate student, 17, within days of his release.
The boy s mother said the teacher regularly picked him up from their home to have sex at her own residence. Laflamme had sex with the student at least 15 times, including one threesome with a 14-year-old boy. She has been charged with 15 counts of unlawful sex with minors and one count of filing a false police report.
26, 2007, for allegedly having intercourse at least three times with one of her students, a 14-year-old boy. The mother of one of the students friends saw text messages from Mosbeck on the student s cellphone and alerted authorities.
Alison Peck, 23: 6 Former teacher at Greenfield High School in Greenfield, Mo., was charged May 22, 2009, in Green County with statuatory rape after convincing two friends to help her spend a night at a motel in Springfield with a 16-year-old boy who used to be her student. Peck had already been charged in Dade County on May 14 with having sexual relations with the boy at a park in that county sometime between January and March.
On the day after receiving that citation, she arranged with friends to meet the boy at the Springfield motel. On May 17, she was charged with statuatory sodomy and statuatory rape because the boy told the detective that he had liaisons with Peck at her home in Mount Vernon. Judges have set bonds of $2,500 in Dade County, $10,000 in Lawrence County, and $200,000 in Greene County and Leo has been issued a no-contact order, told to stay 1,000 feet away from the boy s home and school and to surrender her passport.
28, 2007, for allegedly having sex with at least five boys. Some of the purported victims, ages 14 and 15, were students at Ward s school. Authorities say the married woman had sex with the boys not only on campus, but also at a motel, in a park and behind a restaurant.
6, 2007, Ward pleaded guilty to six charges three second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor and three lewd acts on a minor. Today, I publicly admit my guilt and would like to apologize. I sincerely apologize for the effects of my actions, she told the court.
19, 2008, she was sentenced to six years in prison.
8, 2007, in Huntersville, N.C. with three counts of indecent liberties with a female student and one count of sexual activity with a female student. The relationship came to light when the girl s father became suspicious of the Hopewell High School English teacher s friendship with his daughter.
She had told the father she was married to a man named Cal but after her arrest, it came to light she lived with another woman named Callie.
Amber Jennings, 31:9 Though Jennings was initially charged with having sex with a 16-year-old, the counts against the Sturbridge, Mass., woman were reduced to a single charge of disseminating harmful materials to a minor. She reportedly admitted e-mailing naked photos of herself to a former student. She received no jail time, only two years of probation after pleading guilty in September 2005.
Amber Marshall, 23:10 Northwest Indiana woman allegedly had sexual contact, including intercourse, with several students at Hebron High School, and turned herself into authorities, telling police she knew what she did was illegal.
She reportedly remarked she didn t think her relationship was inappropriate based on her Internet research, learning Georgia s age of consent is 16.
Amy Beck, 33:12 Teacher at David Starr Jordan Middle School in Burbank, Calif., surrendered to police March 8, 2010, apparently overcome by guilt, according to authorities. She allegedly had a sexual relationship with one of her male students, who was 14 at the time, from March to September 2009. Beck was charged with five counts, including four counts of unlawful sex with a person under 16 and one count of oral copulation with a person under 16.
She faces up a maximum sentence of up to seven years in state prison.
- ^ Abbie Jane Swogger, 34: (www.pittsburghlive.com)
- ^ Abigail Holloway, 33 (www.examiner.com)
- ^ Adrianne Hockett: (www.mugshots.com)
- ^ Adrienne Laflamme, 60: (www.orlandosentinel.com)
- ^ Alison Mosbeck, 33: (www.click2houston.com)
- ^ Alison Peck, 23: (www.ky3.com)
- ^ Allenna Ward, 24: (crime.about.com)
- ^ Amanda Athey, 27: (www.wcnc.com)
- ^ Amber Jennings, 31: (www.conte2006.com)
- ^ Amber Marshall, 23: (crime.about.com)
- ^ Amira Sa Di, 30: (www.ishieldthefamily.com)
- ^ Amy Beck, 33: (latimesblogs.latimes.com)