HASTINGS, Mich. (WZZM) - The former director of a youth home has been sentenced to 10-15 years in prison for sexually assaulting teenagers under his care.
Michael Terpening was given the 10-15 year sentence for two cases of Criminal Sexual Conduct. He was sentenced to 66 days for other charges, but was given credit for time already served. He was convicted in early November after being arrested in August of 2011.
Terpening was the director of Earth Services Youth Home in Bellevue, which is in Barry County. Prosecutors say teens staying at the home accused Terpening of sexually assaulting them.