As most readers of this blog are aware, I am a voracious Melina cheerleader and I was ecstatic to learn that she'd won this award in January. Here is her speech from the July ceremony.
Owing to incredibly good timing on my part, Melina was writing me a guest post when she found out that she'd been awarded such an honour. She asked if it was okay if she wrote about the week that followed to which I said "YES". You can read it here.