St. Joseph teacher pleads guilty to having sex with student

Posted at 6:43 PM, May 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-21 18:43:34-04


ST JOSEPH, Mich. — A 26-year-old former teacher at St. Joseph High School faces up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to criminal sexual conduct.

According to a release, Lauren Hill pleaded guilty Wednesday to two charges of second-degree criminal sexual conduct.

Officials say Hill had sex with a student under 16 years old.  As part of the plea deal, two third-degree criminal sexual conduct  charges involving the same student were dismissed.

Hill is scheduled to be sentenced at 1:30 p.m. July 6.

According to a release, she was a teacher at St. Joseph High School for four years and also coached girls’ soccer.  She resigned May 1.