Courtney Spruill is a teacher and soccer team coach in Florida who has been suspended without pay for allegedly twerking, drinking alcohol and accepting a lap dance from students while at a soccer team party. What began as local news has gone on to become international news as details of the case have emerged.
The 37-year-old Courtney Spruill is a as a soccer team coach and PE/Health teacher at Kernan Middle School in Jacksonville, Florida.
According to ActionNewsJax.com, quoting from the school district investigative report, the incident in question took place at a party for the school’s soccer team which was held at the home of one of the player’s parents in May.
A student alleged that Courtney Spruill was drinking alcohol at the party and was twerking on the team players — called a form of “dirty dancing” in the report. As a part of the investigation, cell phone video was obtained which showed the teacher receiving a lap dance from a student at the party.
Also according to the report, the owner of the house where the party took place told the investigators that Courtney Spruill had brought vodka to the house as a gift, but did not drink it. She said that Spruill drank soda instead.
The article quotes from the report which said that Courtney Spruill had shown “the gross exercise of poor judgment.”
She was not fired or arrested and does not face criminal charges for her actions. However, the Duval County School Board voted to suspend her without pay.
No additional details on Courtney Spruill’s bio and professional background were reported.
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