11-year-old Scripps National Spelling Bee semi-finalist returns to Great Neck

Brian Liu made it all the way to the semifinals in the competition last week.

News 12 Staff

Jun 5, 2023, 9:55 AM

Updated 375 days ago

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A super speller from Long Island received a warm welcome back at his school.
Scripps National Spelling Bee competitor Brian Liu was back at Great Neck Middle School Monday.
The 11-year-old sixth grader made it all the way to the semifinals in the competition last week.
Liu excelled through five rounds, before misspelling the word "meralgia" which is a nerve pain that is especially intense.


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