Whitmore Academy was a behavior modification facility located Nephi, Utah
It was closed down following a trial, where one of the owner - Cheryl Sudweeks - made a bargain with the authorities .
Cheryl Sudweeks was charged with 7 counts of child abuse, hazing against 4 Whitmore students as a result of this criminal investigation--and she accepted a PLEA BARGAIN, rather than face a criminal trial. Cheryl Sudweeks accepted her guilt.
In the news
In 2002 one of the managers - Mark Sudweeks - were found guilty on two counts of causing distress under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PCA) Act.
- 1) Tread on Community Alliance For the Ethical Treatment of Youth
- 2) SPCA Welcomes Landmark Conviction in Horse Case, BC SPCA, July 2002
- Info: Article on the webpage of International Survivor Action Committe about the facility
- Forum: WHITMORE NEWS, A tread on Fornits Webforum