NC Middle School Teacher Sentenced to 8 Months for Soliciting Sex from Student

A former North Carolina middle school teacher-in-training has been sentenced to eight months in prison after pleading guilty to soliciting sex from a male student.

Trisha Anderson Rogers 2016 nhcso

Trisha Rogers 2016 Mugshot via NHCSO

Trisha Anderson Rogers, age 47, was a teacher-in-training at Murray Middle School in the New Hanover County school district.

Rogers was arrested in July of  2016 for trying to meet with a 13-year-old boy student for an “unlawful sex act,” according to a report by the Wilmington Star News. The report says Rogers contacted the student using her cellphone.

According to WNCN’s report, Rogers allegedly tried to arrange a meeting with the student between February 29 and May 5, 2016.

Rogers appears to run the blog called “Life in the blender.” On that blog, she writes that she is “a wife, mother, and a child of God.”

Rogers appears to have ” a specialization in Christian Counseling” as a result of graduating from Liberty University in 2012.

As of this article, Rogers does not yet appear on the NC Licensure Revocation list.

About A.P. Dillon

A.P. Dillon is a freelance journalist and is currently writing at The Tennesee Star and North State Journal. She resides in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Find her on Twitter: @APDillon_
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