Brooklyn Teen Takes National Texting Title and $50,000
The teen toppled eight opponents in the tournament's final round by thumbing an "Old McDonald" verse in 60 seconds. After her victory, a tearful and elated Hendrickson reportedly exclaimed, "I never thought I would win! It's a completely amazing feeling." Her sights have now turned to a charity texting tournament, also sponsored by LG, where she could actually claim another $50,000.
Her initial victory impresses, but -- with a meager 6,000 texts-per-month overall average -- Hendrickson still has some work to do before she joins the Switched Texting