Spain Park teacher arrested for sex with student

Published 8:27 pm Thursday, December 27, 2012


HOOVER – A Spain Park High School science teacher was arrested Dec. 27 for having sex with a male student.

Stephanie Suggs Millard, 33, was arrested by Hoover police after an investigation revealed she had engaged in a sexual relationship with a then-17-year-old Spain Park student in March and April of 2012, according to a Hoover Police Department press release.

Stephanie Suggs Millard

The student has since graduated and is attending college, according to the press release.

The police department’s Family Services Division recently received a tip about Millard’s conduct, which led to the investigation.

Millard has been charged with two counts of a school employee having sex with a student under the age of 19.

Millard is being held on total bond of $30,000 in the Hoover City Jail and is awaiting transfer to the Shelby County Jail.

She is no longer employed by Hoover City Schools, according to the press release.

Anyone with additional information about the case should call Lt. Harry Long at 739-7440.