Ben Carson, the neurosurgeon from Johns Hopkins turned right-wing hero, has a foundation called the Carson Scholars Fund that gives out scholarships and awards to students and public figures. One of this year’s honorees — I shit you not — was Kirk Cameron.
With former newscaster Sam Donaldson serving as Master of Ceremonies, the Carson Scholars Fund recognized Kirk Cameron, Aubrey Chernick and Brooks Robinson at a banquet held April 6 in Woodland, Md.
Founded by the legendary pediatric neurosurgeon, the Carson Scholars Fund “awards students who have embraced high levels of academic excellence and community service with $1,000 college scholarships.” The Fund additionally recognizes three notable figures with the Leadership Award, the Sonya Award and the Power of Excellence Award.Actor and producer Kirk Cameron was presented with the Power of Excellence Award, “for demonstrating excellence in his career and becoming a positive role model.”
Kirk Cameron. Got an award for excellence. From a “scholars fund.” In related news, Charlie Sheen has been named the recipient of the first annual Lindsay Lohan Sobriety and Public Dignity Award, to be presented to him by Mel Gibson.