A former Union Colony Preparatory School teacher pleaded guilty on Tuesday (May 12) to sexually assaulting a female student of his in 2019.

According to a press release from the Weld County District Attorney's Office, 32-year-old Christopher Adams-Wenger admitted to having a sexual relationship with the student between March and September of that year.

He is now facing a charge of Sex Assault on a Child — Position of Trust.

If convicted, Adams-Wenger could be sentenced to 12 years to life in the Colorado Department of Corrections.

His sentencing hearing is set to take place at 1:30 p.m. on August 5 in Division 16.

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