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Lee County teacher charged with assaulting student

Staff • Feb 13, 2008 at 12:00 AM

JONESVILLE — A teacher at Rose Hill Elementary School has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of assault and battery for allegedly striking a student.

Bridget Wallen, 35, was arraigned Tuesday in Lee County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, and a hearing on the matters has been scheduled for March 11 at 10:30 a.m., also in juvenile court.

Lee County School Superintendent Fred Marion said Wallen has been placed on administrative leave until the issue is resolved.

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