To celebrate Science Week 2016, the 3rd year students of Killarney Community College took part in a Science Quiz on Thursday afternoon last 27th November. Over 64 students registered for the event and the general assembly area was the venue. After 8 rounds of 6 questions the team comprising of Karen O'Donoghue, Kritik Rosun, Shauna O'Dongohue and Lukas Siembab emerged victorious. the tie-braker round was necessary to separate 4th and 5th teams. The quiz-master was Ms. Steinburn. Questions were prepared by Ms. Spillane and Mr. O'Connell. Principal Ms. Loughnane and yearhead Ms. Hegarty presented the prizes. A separate poster competition celebrating the role of "Women in Science" is also being held this week. Winners will be announced at the end of the week and photos to follow.
Science Week Finale!
To round off Science Week 2016 a poster competition to celebrate the role of "Women in Science" was organised by Ms. Spillane and Ms. Steinburn. The competition was open to both 2nd and 3rd year groups. Great interest was shown by both year groups and the judges consisting of Ms. Mahony (Art Teacher), Mr. Gallagher (Home School Liaison Officer) and Klaus (SNA) eventually whittled the entries down to 9, from which 3 finalists were chosen. The winners received Tesco Vouchers kindly sponsored by the school. The winning finalists were Roisin Wall, Esel Acun and Patrick Dineen. A further award of highly commended entries were presented to; Brian Keliher and Aoibhin Collins. Many thanks to all who contributed and photos of individual finalists are below along with the group photo.
"Imagination is more important than knowledge" Albert Einstein