Married math teacher, 28, pleads guilty to having sex with 14-year-old student, and husband stands by her side
- Alicia Gray has pleaded guilty to first degree sodomy, sexual abuse and being a school worker who engaged in sex with a student under the age of 19
- She will serve six months behind bars and be on probation for five years
- Despite her infidelity, her husband appeared to be by her side and was in court for his conviction
Mugshot: Alicia Gray pleaded guilty to two counts of second degree sodomy and one count of second degree sexual abuse. She has now been sentenced to six months in prison and five years probation
A former high school teacher from Alabama who was married pleaded guilty to having sex with a student and was ordered to immediately serve jail time and return her teaching certificate.
Alicia Gray, 28, accepted a plea deal reached by prosecutors because she was found guilty of committing a deviant sexual act or sexual intercourse with a student under the age of 19.
Gray was sentenced to six months behind bars with five years probation.
As a condition of probation, Gray will no longer be allowed to work with minors and had to immediately surrender his teaching certificate to the Alabama Department of Education.
Former Mary G. Montgomery math teacher visited the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office in February last year and was charged with second-degree sodomy, sexual abuse and employee school having had sexual contact with a student under 19 years of age.
It was alleged that his victim was 14 years old at the time of the incident.
The student told investigators his relationship with Gray began around New Year’s Day 2013 and grew more serious, ultimately leading to “an exchange of oral sex” near or at the victim’s home.
The boy also told police that Gray “took several nude photos” of herself and sent them to him by cell phone.
Husband in solidarity: Alicia Gray’s husband holds her hand as she appears in court in Mobile, Ala, in February, also accompanied by her lawyer (pictured left)
Surrendered: Alicia Gray (pictured), from Mobile, Alabama, surrendered to authorities
She had been an administrative employee since her arrest, but resigned from the school system several months ago.
“We regret any circumstance like this, but when the allegations came out we acted quickly. We deeply regret that this has happened, ” Superintendent of Schools Martha Peek said in a statement.t.
At the time of her arrest, Gray was accompanied by her husband and lawyer when she surrendered to authorities at Mobile County Metropolitan Jail, after an arrest warrant was issued against her and she was arrested. an investigation into the relationship has been opened.
Popular teacher: Gray alumni said they were shocked by the allegations
On the MGM High School website, Gray described herself as “highly skilled in math.”
Former students said they were shocked by the allegations.
“She’s really cool,” former student Matt Boykin said. “I had his class when I was in the ninth grade. I struggled a lot with math and it really helped me.
Gray graduated from Mary G Montgomery High School and went on to earn a BA in Mathematics Education from the University of Mobile in May 2007.
She then obtained her Masters in Teaching and Learning from Nova Southeastern University in May 2011.