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Siloam Springs Intermediate School Teacher Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison  7

Screen Shot 2015-08-04 at 2.26.07 PMSchool: Siloam Springs Intermediate School

County & State: Benton County, Arkansas

Name of Teacher / Perpetrator : Mary Faith McCormick

Age of Teacher: 33

Month/Year of Arrest: August 2014

Month/Year of Sentencing: July 2015

News Source: arkansasonline.com

 

Mary Faith McCormick, 33, a sixth-grade language arts teacher at Siloam Springs Intermediate School, was arrested August 13 2014 and accused of exchanging sexually explicit photographs with a 13-year-old boy on the messaging app Snapchat. McCormick was sentenced in July 2015 to 8 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction. She will have to serve at least two years before she will be eligible for parole. She must abide by a suspended sentence agreement for 12 years after her release from prison.