STUDENT-SEX TEACH GETS 7 YEARS
New York Post
Van McKenzie Adams, a 42 year old former schoolteacher, has been sentenced to seven years inprison for having sex with two 16 year old students. He was sentenced on 13 counts of second degreesexual assault. The sexual contact happened in 2001, while Adams was a teacher at Hill RegionalCareer High School.
Adams' attorney maintains his innocence and described the girls as sad young women upset overunreturned affection. The victims did not attended the sentencing but submitted statements askingthat Adams be banned from teaching and spend time in prison.
(New Haven, Connecticut)