Authorities were tipped off to the relationship after Scherwitz left an after prom party with the boy
Nikki Scherwitz, 25, pleaded guilty to having an inappropriate relationship with a student.
She was sentenced to 10 years probation, fined $5,000 and will never teach again
Scherwitz resigned from her job at Brazosport High School last year when she was questioned about the relationship.
Nikki Scherwitz, who taught 10th Grade English at Brazosport High School, Houston, was charged with sexual assault of a child and improper relationship with a student. She pleaded guilty and has been placed on 10 years probation. She will never teach again
Scherwitz wrote letters of apologies to the boy’s mother and the district, admitting her guilt
According to KHOU.com, authorities were tipped off after Scherwitz turned up to an after-prom party on April 20 at a student’s house.
One of the students who was at the party told the TV station: ‘She was wearing no shoes when she showed up…like a cut up, cut off shirt and everything.’
She is also believed to have been drinking.