Zachary Ruppel

Columbus Division of Police

The former St. Francis DeSales High School choir director will serve nearly three years in prison for having three male students and getting them to send him sexually-explicit photos.

Columbus Division of Police

The former choir director at St. Francis DeSales High School in Columbus has pleaded guilty to charges of soliciting sex and naked pictures from teenage boys in exchange for higher grades and other favors.

The director of the Ohio State Fair Youth Choir has been fired.