In The News – Allentown Drum Corps Director George Hopkins Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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The longtime leader of a champion Pennsylvania-based drum and bugle corps has resigned in the wake of a newspaper report that contained allegations of sexual misconduct spanning nearly four decades.

George Hopkins, who led The Cadets to renown and a slew of national and world championships, stepped down from the Allentown-based group after reported Thursday that nine women had accused him of sexual harassment or abuse. Hopkins, 61, has not been charged and denies criminal wrongdoing.

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Posted by on Saturday, April 7th, 2018. Filed under Current News, DCI World.