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Disgraced drum corps director sued for $1.5 million in lost revenue

November 16, 2018

George Hopkins, the former director of the Cadets, an elite drum corps based in Allentown, Pa.

By Staff

After being sued by its former director for more than a half million dollars in severance and back pay, Allentown’s Cadets drum corps has fired back with a counter suit seeking more than $1.5 million in losses allegedly incurred because of that director’s sexual misconduct scandal.

Youth Education in the Arts (YEA), the nonprofit that runs the Cadets, said it lost more than $375,000 in sponsorships alone after George Hopkins was accused of misconduct by 11 women in April.

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