Over the last few weeks the LLN committee has been running an exciting new word challenge competition.
The results are now in from this literacy and numeracy initiative.
Students were asked to use a code to find a word that equals 100 euro or to find the most expensive word.
The competition was hugely popular amongst each year group and the standard of entries was simply outstanding.
Among the great entries were Ellie Sisk (1st year) who won with her entry of pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis which is a type of lung disease. David Wright (2nd year) found the longest word in english which is “Titin” the protein.
Oisín O’Sullivan (5th year) cleverly used the German word for 222,222 which was zweihundertzweiundzwanzigtausendzweihundertzweiundzwanzig. Finally, Dylan Wright scooped the prize for the most ironic of entries with hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia which is the fear of long words.
The €100 Word Winner were:
1st Year – Chris Brady
3rd Year – Robert Pal
4th Year – Joey Fitzgerald
5th Year – Samuel Fay
6th Year – Killian Boylan
Longest Word Winner
1st Year – Ellie Sisk
2nd Year – Emma McGivney
3rd Year – David Wright
5th Year – Oisin O’Sullivan
6th Year – Dylan wright