Former Inderkum High Teacher, Christian Club Sponsor Sentenced For Sexual Relationship With Student

Byron Wallace.

A former popular math teacher and Christian club sponsor at Inderkum High School was sentenced today for his conviction of engaging in sexual activities with a minor student.

Byron Wallace was sentenced today in Sacramento Superior Court to a prison term of eight years and four months. On October 31 Wallace was convicted in a jury trial of of four counts of committing sex acts with a person under the age of 18, communicating with a minor with the intent to commit a sex act, molesting a child under the age of 18, three counts of unlawful sex with a minor, and dissuading a witness.

During the trial evidence was introduced that showed a high school freshman met Wallace when she was a student in his geometry class. The victim got to know Wallace throughout her high school years from math classes and as an active member of the Christians in Action club, which Wallace was involved. 

During her senior year, Wallace and the victim began exchanging flirtatious text messages. Eventually, they began meeting before and after school and became physically intimate. Over the course of their relationship, the victim spent more than $3,500 on Wallace – buying him expensive shoes, belts and watches. 

Another student met Wallace her senior year when she asked him for help in math. She also became active in the Christians in Action club. Wallace and the victim began exchanging flirtatious text messages. 

Soon after, their relationship became physically intimate. Wallace also sent nude photos of himself to both victims.

Wallace was sentenced by Judge Laurel White. 


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