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February 19, 2010

.national texting champion.

Filed under: in the news,Uncategorized — capricious_me @ 3:19 pm
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Meet Kate Moore, a lively 16-year-old high school sophomore from Des Moines, Iowa. Like many other teens, she’s been known to send a text or two. But her aptitude for texting goes beyond sending sneaky messages to friends during math class: Moore’s messaging habit has won her $60,000 in prize money — not to mention fame both at home and abroad — in less than a year.

“I got a phone in my first year of high school, a year and a half ago,” Moore says. Soon after, she entered the LG U.S. National Texting Championship held in New York and won, netting a cool $50,000 and a seat in the burgeoning sport’s worldwide championship, held last month. Together with teammate Morgan Dynda, Moore went on to place second, behind a team from Korea.

source: Iowa Teen Has County’s Fastest Thumbs by Mike Smith

http://videogames.yahoo.com/events/lg-mobile-worldcup/iowa-teen-has-country-s-fastest-thumbs/1389434

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