We won 1st Place Sports Media Pearl Award

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam -- August 19,2015 -- 12 Year old Ngoc Sang, a student at the Christina Noble Children's foundation, winds up for a return volley to his coach. (Ehrin Macksey / The National)

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — August 19,2015 — 12 Year old Ngoc Sang, a student at the Christina Noble Children’s foundation, winds up for a return volley to his coach. (Ehrin Macksey / The National)

Just found out that myself, the writer and The National Newspaper won a Sports Media Pearl Award(http://is.gd/Yg9KyI) for a story we did about NGO Christina Noble Foundation in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam http://is.gd/1GYowc Not only did we win an award but we also won a $50,000 donation for the Christina Noble Foundation.

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