District officials were notified yesterday, December 13, about a situation involving Houston Bunton, an instructional assistant and assistant basketball coach at Bowling Green High School. Upon investigation, Mr. Bunton resigned from all duties at BGHS. Officials then contacted the Bowling Green Police Department and they opened an investigation which led to Mr. Bunton being arrested at approximately 11:00 pm last night on charges of sexual abuse, first degree and sodomy, third degree. BGHS and BGISD will continue to cooperate with the ongoing police investigation.
BGISD understands this information will likely cause more questions. Please know, the individuals who shared their concerns did exactly what they needed to do in a difficult situation. If you need to discuss this further, please contact Superintendent Fields, (270) 746-2200 or the Bowling Green Police Department.