Hutchinson Student Sex Plea 19 Jun 13

A former staff member at a Hutchinson charter school accused of having sex with students has pleaded guilty to 2 counts of criminal sexual conduct. 29-year-old Stephen Michael Noga avoided a jury trial with the plea. He was arrested at the New Century Charter School in Hutchinson in March after the allegations surfaced. He had allegedly been having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old female student over the past two years while working in the school’s Information Technology Department. Officials say there was a sexual relationship with another student as well. Noga remains in custody in the McLeod County Jail, and his sentencing is scheduled for July 9th.