Married assistant principal allegedly had sex with student half-dozen times

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – Lisa Renee Rothwell, 34, is a married assistant principal at Stuart W. Cramer High School who has been jailed on a $1 million bond following six incidents where she allegedly had sex with a student, according to the Gaston Gazette.

Sources told WSOC that Rothwell engaged in sexual acts with a student three times in April and an additional three times in July.

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Rothwell, who has been with the district for 10 years, was tutoring the victim last school year, according to WSOC.

Gaston County police filed criminal charges against Rothwell Friday.

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Rothwell allegedly had both sexual intercourse and oral sex with the student, the Gaston Gazette reported.

It remains unclear if the student who accused Rothwell still attends the school.


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Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT including the Austin bombings, the mass shooting at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, the Dallas police ambush and Hurricane Harvey.