Mater Dei's president steps down in the wake of alleged hazing scandal involving football program

Jan 2, 2022

The president of Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana has left the school in the wake of an alleged hazing scandal involving its storied football program.

Father Walter E. Jenkins, who started at Mater Dei in July, stepped down at the end of the winter break, according to a letter sent Saturday by Erin Barisano, the superintendent of schools for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange.

Source: Los Angeles Times