Guilty! Elizabeth Scroggs, Dalton, Georgia (arrested Jan 2015)

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  1. News Readers

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    Elizabeth Scroggs (Ringgold, Georgia), 32, language arts teacher & assistant cheer leading coach at Coahulla Creek High School, Whitfield County Schools, Dalton, Georgia, "sexual relationship with a male student"

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    Received "Best of the Best" award in 2010
    Coahulla teacher arrested for relationship with student

    Elizabeth Scroggs, 32, of Ringgold, was charged Wednesday with felony sexual assault by persons with supervisory or disciplinary authority for having a sexual relationship with an 18-year-old Coahulla Creek student. Capt. Rick Swiney with the sheriff’s office said she was picked up at the school Wednesday morning. Eric Beavers, spokesman for Whitfield County Schools, said the central office received an anonymous call Tuesday about the relationship and called in the sheriff’s office to investigate.

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    Coahulla Creek High School teacher arrested for sex with student

    Elizabeth Scroggs, 32, of Ringgold, began having sex with an 18-year-old student last month, according to a sheriffs office news release. Scoggs was a teacher at Coahulla Creek High School, but investigators don't think she and the student had sex on campus. Whitfield County School Systems administrators learned about the relationshipTuesday, according to the release. They then contacted the sheriff's office, and the sheriff's office found evidence to support the theory that the teacher and the student were having sex.


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    Teacher arrested for sexual assault of student

    Elizabeth Scroggs, a language arts teacher at the school, was arrested Wednesday at Coahulla Creek High School, and charged with “Sexual Assault by Persons with Supervisory or Disciplinary Authority,” a felony. "When we spoke with the teacher she did acknowledge that a relationship had occurred, I think maybe ongoing," said Whitfield County Sheriff Scott Chitwood. The student is said to be 18 years old. ... Scroggs even won a "Best of the Best" award in 2010 for Best Teacher.


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    Whitfield County Teacher Elizabeth Scroggs Arrested For Sexual Relationship With Student

    School administrators immediately notified the sheriff’s office and an investigation was initiated. During the investigation investigators obtained evidence and determined Elizabeth Scroggs, a teacher at Coahulla Creek High School was having a sexual relationship with one of her students. None of the sexual activity is believed to have occurred on school property. The sexual activity between the two started in December of this year. The student involved is 18.


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    Teacher Charged For Allegedly Having Sexual Relations with a Student

    Administrators with the Whitfield County School System received information that a teacher may be having an improper relationship with one of her students. School Administrators immediately notified the Sheriff’s Office and an investigation was initiated. During the investigation, investigators obtained evidence and determined Ms. Elizabeth Scroggs, a teacher at Coahulla Creek High School was having a sexual relationship with a student at the school. Scroggs admitted to the consensual relationship. None of the sexual activity is believed to have occurred on school property. The sexual activity between the two started last December. The student involved is 18 years old.


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    Georgia high school teacher jailed after authorities uncover sexual relationship between herself and a student
    • The victim, unidentified by authorities, is reportedly 18, and was a willing participant
    • Elizabeth Scroggs is now being held on felony charges without bond
    • Authorities discovered the relationship after an anonymous tip
    A Georgia high school teacher is in custody after police say a 'sexual relationship' was uncovered between her and a student. Elizabeth Scroggs, of Coahulla Creek High School, has been charged with a felony count of Sexual Assault by Persons with Supervisory or Disciplinary Authority. The victim, unidentified by authorities, is reportedly 18.


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    Whitfield teacher, 32, charged with having sex with student

    Elizabeth Scroggs, a 32-year-old language arts teacher at Coahulla Creek High School, was arrested at school Wednesday morning on charges of having a sexual relationship with an 18-year-old male student whom she taught. An anonymous phone call to the Whitfield County Schools system on Tuesday led to an investigation and Scroggs' arrest, said Capt. Rick Swiney of the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office. "We have a strong case against her," he said of the relationship ...
    Places the two met for sex include the student's home, he said, and "we've confirmed one incident at a motel."


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    From the classroom to jail: Coahulla Creek teacher accused of sex with student

    She was a three-time nominee for the coveted STAR teacher award presented each year by the Kiwanis Club of Dalton, nominated by her students for helping them succeed in school, and she assisted numerous students as an assistant cheerleading coach and former girls cross country coach at Coahulla Creek High School. That all changed Wednesday. Now she faces prison. Scroggs, 32, of Ringgold, was charged by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office with felony sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary authority for having a sexual relationship with an 18-year-old male student ...


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    Why did Elizabeth Scroggs, Georgia high school teacher have a sexual relationship with student?

    Elizabeth Scroggs, a 32 year old Coahulla Creek High School, Georgia high school teacher has been arrested after it was uncovered that the woman was having a sexual relationship with an 18 year old student. Since her arrest the language arts teacher and assistant cheerleading coach has been charged with a felony count of sexual assault by persons with supervisory or disciplinary authority.


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    Whitfield Teacher Arrested for Sexual Assault

    A teacher at Coahulla Creek High School has been arrested after having sexual relations with an 18 year-old student. Reports said that [Elizabeth Scroggs], 32, was charged with felony sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary authority. She was arrested at the school Wednesday morning. Scroggs was a three-time nominee for the STAR teacher award presented each year by the Kiwanis Club of Dalton.


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    'Best of the best' teacher charged over 'sex with student'

    Elizabeth Scroggs, 32, was charged with sexual assault by persons with supervisory or disciplinary authority after an anonymous phone call alerted officials to evidence of an alleged relationship between Ms Scroggs and a student. Captain Rick Swiney from the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Department told local press the liaison between the Coahulla Creek High School teacher and student was reportedly consensual.


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    Attorney: Charged teacher ‘broken down’ by arrest

    [Steve] Williams represented Scroggs during a bond hearing Thursday. A $25,000 property bond was set by Magistrate Judge Gayle Gazaway. Scroggs was still in the county jail as of Thursday evening. As conditions of the bond, Scroggs is not allowed to have contact with the student, his family or anyone under the age of 18. She is also ordered to stay off of any school property.


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    Winner of 'best teacher' award arrested for sleeping with student

    A Georgia teacher with an impressive teaching career is now facing prison time after being accused of having sex with a student. Police charged Elizabeth Scroggs with felony sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary authority. She was charged because of an alleged sexual relationship with an 18-year-old male student, The DaltonDailyCitizen reported . Scroggs is being held at the county jail without bond.


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    Winner of 'best teacher' award arrested for sleeping with student

    A Georgia teacher with an impressive teaching career is now facing prison time after being accused of having sex with a student. Police charged Elizabeth Scroggs with felony sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary authority.


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    Winner of 'best teacher' award arrested for sleeping with student

    A Georgia teacher with an impressive teaching career is now facing prison time after being accused of having sex with a student. Police charged Elizabeth Scroggs with felony sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary authority.


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    Winner of 'best teacher' award arrested for sleeping with student

    A Georgia teacher with an impressive teaching career is now facing prison time after being accused of having sex with a student. Police charged Elizabeth Scroggs with felony sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary authority.


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    Winner of 'best teacher' award arrested for sleeping with student

    A Georgia teacher with an impressive teaching career is now facing prison time after being accused of having sex with a student. Police charged Elizabeth Scroggs with felony sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary authority.


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    Winner of 'best teacher' award arrested for sleeping with student

    A Georgia teacher with an impressive teaching career is now facing prison time after being accused of having sex with a student. Police charged Elizabeth Scroggs with felony sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary authority.


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    Winner of 'best teacher' award arrested for sleeping with student

    A Georgia teacher with an impressive teaching career is now facing prison time after being accused of having sex with a student. Police charged Elizabeth Scroggs with felony sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary authority.


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    Winner of 'best teacher' award arrested for sleeping with student

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    ‘Best Teacher Award’ Winner Got Arrested For Sleeping With Her Student

    In yet another incident, Georgia teacher Elizabeth Scroggs was arrested for felony sexual assault by a person with supervisory and disciplinary authority. Scroggs, 32, was reportedly having a relationship with an 18-year-old student. A spokesman from Whitfield County School said they received an anonymous call about the sexual fling, which began in December and thankfully didn’t involve any acts on school property. In an ironic twist of fate, it appears Scroggs was a really well-respected teacher in the area. Along with coaching cheerleading and cross country, she was a three-time nominee and 2010 winner for the coveted “Best of the ...


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    High school teacher arrested for having sex with student

    Whitfield County Sheriff Scott Chitwood tells FOX 5 News that Elizabeth Scoggs, 32, of Ringgold, was arrested after evidence pointed to an improper relationship with one of her students at Coahulla Creek High School. They believe that all the improper contact happened off campus. Investigators believe the sexual activity began in December of 2014. Authorities say the student involved is 18 ...


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    Winner of ‘best teacher’ award arrested for sleeping with student

    US high school teacher Elizabeth Scroggs, 32, was charged with sexual assault after a “sexual relationship” was uncovered between the teacher and an 18-year-old male student the Whitfield County police department said. The relationship, which reportedly occurred just last month, was discovered by police after an anonymous phone call. The student is believed to be a willing participant, but was charged under laws prohibiting people with supervisory or disciplinary powers over another to have a sexual relationship with that person.


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    Ringgold > “Best Teacher” Arrested Related to Student Affair

    Elizabeth Scroggs, a three-time nominee for local teaching awards and winner of the 2010 “Best of the Best” teaching award, now faces prison time related to a relationship she had with an 18-year old student. Police have charged her with felony sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary authority. She is being held without bond. Though the teen admits to consenting to the relationship, the law states that someone with supervisory or disciplinary powers over another cannot have a relationship with the person he or she is charged over.


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  19. Knippy

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    GUILTY
    Aug 28, 2015
    WHITFIELD COUNTY, GA (WRCB) -
    A former Coahulla Creek High School teacher plead guilty Friday morning to sexual assault by persons with supervisory or disciplinary authority.
    Elizabeth Scroggs plead guilty under the Georgia First Offender Act and was sentenced to 10-years probation. She will not serve jail time nor have to register as a sex offender. She will not be allowed to work or volunteer in a supervisory role with anyone under the age of 16.
    Scroggs was indicted in March 2015 for allegedly having sex with an 18-year old student. Scoggs attorney says the ongoing relationship was consensual and that she should not be labeled as a sexual predator.
    Jury selection was set to begin Monday, August 31, 2015.
    If she successfully completes her probation she will not be convicted.

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  20. TMP

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    Thanks for the update!