Hurricane Tracker: Follow Maria’s Powerful Path

Former Coughlin Principal Pleads Guilty to Child Endangerment

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

WILKES-BARRE -- A former high school principal has pleaded guilty to child endangerment.

Prosecutors accused retired Coughlin High School principal Frank Michaels of knowing about a sexual relationship between a coach and a student but failing to do anything about it.

A jury convicted wrestling coach Steve Stahl last year for the inappropriate relationship that started back in 2004. He was sentenced to prison.

The retired principal from Forty Fort pleaded guilty to child endangerment on Monday.

He faces up to seven years in prison.

6 comments

Comments are closed.