NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Manhattan jury on Friday found a former high school math teacher guilty of raping a 16-year-old student in 2011.

Richard Hovan was convicted in Manhattan Supreme Court Friday. His attorney said the jury got it wrong and Hovan will appeal.

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Hovan, 33, was convicted of five counts of third-degree rape, three counts of third-degree criminal sexual act and one count of endangering the welfare of a child.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said Hovan emotionally manipulated his victim, a teenage girl who attended the Bronx private school where he taught.

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Prosecutors say Hovan called, texted and emailed the student before finally engaging in sexual intercourse a number of times in his Manhattan apartment in 2011.

Hovan had taught at the Riverdale Country School, a prestigious private school in the Bronx. Alumni include the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.

Hovan is scheduled to be sentenced March 24.

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