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Carmel Valley student shines on 'Genius Junior'

Carmel Valley student shines on 'Genius Junior'

Carmel Valley 11-year-old Michi Synn is showing off her smarts as one of the “wise whippersnappers” on the new NBC show “Genius Junior.” The new show, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, shines a light on America’s brightest, quick-witted youngsters.

“Their brilliance is inspiring,” said Harris on the show.

A fifth grader at Solana Pacific Elementary School, Michi made her debut on the season’s fourth episode on April 15, showcasing her amazing ability to spell words backward and her math prowess, not to mention her bubbly personality and infectious smile. Harris called her “a big brain in a little package.”

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