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Published October 31, 2013, 09:04 PM

ND science teacher accused of sexual assault of student

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - A North Dakota science teacher is on trial; accused of having sex with a former student when she was 14 years old.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - A North Dakota science teacher is on trial; accused of having sex with a former student when she was 14 years old.

28-year-old Sean Kovalevich has pleaded not guilty.

He's charged with two counts of gross sexual imposition for allegedly having sex with the girl when she was 14, and when she was 15 at a hotel in Grand Forks.

Kovalevich was a teacher in Belcourt and Starkweather.

Prosecutors say he met the girl at a Catholic parish on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation.

Kovalevich faces life in prison if convicted.

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