Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced Tuesday that a former teacher at Whitehall High School has been charged in relation to his alleged inappropriate contact with students.
David Andrew Borghesani, 29, of 415 Morton Ct., Northampton, has been charged with one count each of Unlawful Contact with a Minor, a felony of the third degree, and Corruption of Minors, a misdemeanor of the first degree. He was arraigned through Central Booking Tuesday.
Six Lehigh Career & Technical Institute students won first place at the SkillsUSA Pennsylvania Leadership and Skill Championships held April 13-15 at Hershey Lodge.
Four of the first-place finishers also qualified to compete June 20-24 at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky.
LCTI’s first-place winners are:
From William Allen High School: Ishalys Garcia, Painting & Decorating Contest
From Emmaus High School: Malachi Atkinson, Web Design Contest; and Jeffrey Pennycoff, Building Maintenance Contest
According to Liz Jones, for part of the last three years, Lehigh County has not had a local humane police.
That has changed.
Brittney Chukyo, of Northampton, was sworn in Dec. 11 as a humane police officer, working through The Sanctuary at Haafsville.
She completed her coursework earlier this year.
Officer Chukyo will be handling the following municipalities in Lehigh County:Weisenberg, Washington, Heidelberg, Lynn, Lowhill, Coplay, Catasaqua, Emmaus, Lower Milford, North Whitehall, South Whitehall, Lower Macungie, and Hanover (Lehigh).