Home » Competitions » LLN Word Challenge Results

Events coming up at LCC

Loading...

LLN Word Challenge Results

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

 

LCC TWEETStwitter icon

LCC ON FACEBOOK facebook logo

Lucan Community College Open Afternoon takes place today 4pm - 5.30pm. We are really looking forward to meeting potential new students and their parents later. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Lucan Community College’s Parents Association will host their first meeting of the new school year on the 5th September at 7.30pm. The Parents Association would love to use the occasion of this first meeting to welcome new members, whether your children are in the college already or if they are new students to us.

The Parents Association is great way to get involved in school life, get to know other parents and contribute in a voluntary capacity. As always, the College would like to thank the Parents Association for their continued work over the years and look forward to working closely with them again over the coming year.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

1 years ago

Lucan Community College
View on Facebook