10. Amy Northcutt
Amy Northcutt and her husband, Justin Northcutt, were arrested for sending lewd text messages to a 16-year-old female student. They then arranged to have group sex with her. Talk about freaky!
9. Stephanie Ragusa
Most people on this list got a slap on the wrist, but Stephanie Ragusa (a Florida teacher, of course) was convicted of having sex with two of her students. She was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Ragusa was a math teacher in Tampa and pleaded guilty too three counts of lewd and lascivious "battery" of a 14-year-old boy and two counts of unlawful sex with a 16-year -old male student. At her hearing, Ragusa was sporting corn rows.
8. Deanna Higgins
Science teacher Deanna Higgins, 27, was arrested for having sex with a 16-year-old student after detectives found her underwear in the teenager's truck, which he kept there as a sentimental reminder of her. The relationship was outed once Higgins' husband found texts from the boy on her phone.
7. Lisa Glide
Lisa Glide was sentenced to 5 years probation and faced up to a year in prison. She had sexual intercourse with a 17-and-a-half-year-old boy twice. The boy said the following: "I feel the entire case was blown far out of proportion and reason," the victim wrote once he was a college sophomore. "I was the initiator of the contact, not Lisa Glide. I was clearly not a young child and Lisa Glide was not a sexual predator.''
6. Carrie McCandless
Carrie McCandless taught cheerleading at Brighton Charter High School in Colorado. She was accused of having sexual relations with a 17-year-old male student during a sleepover school camping trip. She provided the kids with alcohol and "did everything except having sex" with a male student while another male student slept nearby. She was sentenced to 45 days in jail.
5. Amy McElhenney
25-year-old Spanish teacher and former Miss Texas contestant Amy McElhenney was accused of having sex with an 18-year-old male student. The age of consent in Texas is 18, but there's a law forbidding teachers from having sexual relationships with students regardless of their age. The grand jury refused to find her guilty of an improper relationship with a student since the text messages colored their relationship as endearing and flirtatious, but she did lose her teacher credentials.
4. Sheral Lee Smith
Sheral Lee Smith was arrested and charged with statutory rape and drug charges involving a 14-year-old student. She allegedly gave "the boy a pill" and had sex with him. According to Smith none of this is true: "My husband coached [the student] in soccer. He has been in our home many times," said Smith, adding that the allegations began as a rumor started by a 16-year-old student from the same school."
3. Lindsay Massaro
Sussex County elementary school teacher Lindsay Massaro, 26, taught 8th grade students. She was accused of having sex with a 15-year-old boy in her car and then in her bedroom after the victim's father reported it to the authorities. The relationship was consensual. She faces parole supervision for life.
2. Hope Jacoby
Arrested on the final day of school, Hope Jacoby was taken in for having a sexual relationship with a boy between 14 and 17 years old. This was confirmed once a picture of her was found on the male student's cell phone. The 23-year-old physical trainer at Tustin High School went free on bail, but was tried for oral copulation with a minor and unlawful sex with a minor.
1. Sarah Jones
This infamous ex-Bengals cheerleader, 27, who was working as a teacher at an Ohio school made every teenager's dream come true after banging a 17-year-old student. She ended up getting arrested after hooking up with him on several occasions and fought in court. She is now in a relationship with the student, after divorcing her husband, and is set to have her own television show. America!
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