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Carol Burnett to be honoured by alma mater

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Oct 24, 2012 | 5:00am EDT

The Emmy Award winner, who graduated from the Hollywood High School's Performing Arts Center over five decades ago in 1951, will be the first recipient of the Carol Burnett Honor of Distinction Award at the El Capitan Theater on 10 January (13).

As of next year (13), the prize will be handed out annually to fellow alumni, according to the Associated Press.

Potential future winners include former students Judy Garland, Cher, The Matrix star Laurence Fishburne, actress Sarah Jessica Parker, Tom Hanks' wife Rita Wilson, and Breakfast at Tiffany's icon Mickey Rooney.

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