Former Columbia Academy band director pleads guilty to child sex charges

Gavel 900 506.jpg
Posted at 11:02 PM, Jul 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-09 00:02:30-04

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WTVF) — A former Columbia Academy band director pleaded guilty 11 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Mark Donnahoo entered his plea and received a sentence of seven years in prison, according to District Attorney Brent Cooper.

Circuit Judge Chris Sockwell accepted the plea and ordered Donahoo taken into custody Wednesday, to begin service of his sentence.

Donnahoo will be required to register as a sex offender and will be monitored upon his release onto parole.