DSHS kicker Cameron Beall featured on Sunday Night Football for pediatric cancer campaign

DSHS kicker Cameron Beall featured on Sunday Night Football for pediatric cancer campaign
Cameron Beall, a junior kicker at Denham Springs High School, and his campaign to "kick" pediatric cancer were featured on NBC's Sunday Night Football. (Source: CamKicks - "Kick-It" For Children's Cancer Campaign)

(WAFB) - A Denham Springs High football kicker raising money to “kick” pediatric cancer got some national exposure on Sunday Night Football.

Cameron Beall, a DSHS junior, and his campaign were featured on the NBC show before the New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys on Sept. 29.

Before the TV segment aired Sunday, Beall had raised already raised over $4,300 through his campaign.

Each year in the United States, about 15,780 children between the ages of birth and 19 are diagnosed with cancer, the American Childhood Cancer Association reports.

He is the second area kicker to raise money for pediatric cancer, according to an article from The Advocate. Woodlawn’s Jacob Barnes, now a Louisiana Tech freshman, raised money a year ago.

To make a donation to Beall’s cause, go his campaign website here.

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