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Published On: Sun, Jul 5th, 2015

Michigan teacher Kathryn Ronk sentenced to prison for sex with students

A Michigan school teacher was sentenced to prison for sexual assault in relation to her sex with a male student over the course of several months.

Kathryn Ronk, a former Spanish studnet at Bishop Foley Catholic High School in Madison Heights, faced a Macomb County judge for sentencing, and received 6 to 15 years in prison.

“Teaching is such an honorable profession. What a terrible lesson, because you had a great job,” Circuit Court Judge Mary Chrzanowski told Ronk, 30, of Birmingham when she sentenced her to prison to concurrently serve the same sentence Ronk received after making a similar plea in Oakland County Circuit Court.

Ronk pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct in both counties.

The student was a then 15-year-old Macomb Township boy and the encounters happened in her classroom, others at the boy’s home and in Sterling Heights. Authorities said she initiated the contact with the student in December 2013, with the Macomb County assaults occurring early last year.

Kathryn RonkRonk apologized to the victim and his family during sentencing before Chrzanowski.

“I take full responsibility,” Ronk said, adding that now the cases are finally over everyone can move on.

James Thomas, Ronk’s lawyer, told the court that Ronk knows she was in a position of trust and that “she breached that trust.”

“She is humbled. She is contrite,” he said.

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