Carol Burnett to be honored by Hollywood High School

HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES

Hollywood High School's Performing Arts Center is naming an annual award after Burnett and she will be the first one to receive it.

The 79-year-old entertainer will accept the Carol Burnett Honor of Distinction Award at a ceremony on Jan. 10 at the El Capitan Theatre.

Burnett is from the class of 1951. Other famous alumni of the school include Judy Garland, Rudolph Valentino, Mickey Rooney and Cher.

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