In the Newsletter this month...
- District Cross-Country championships 2019
- Credit Union Quiz 2019
- Year 13 Young Enterprise students
- Saint John Paul II Award
District Cross-Country championships 2019
Lumen Christi College were well represented at the championships in Thornhill college this year. Each pupil that took part are to be congratulated for running in such cold conditions with a snowy underfoot.
The success on the day was phenomenal with 25 pupils in total qualifying for the Ulster school’s championships. Our minor boys team won their team race (Mark Chester, Eoin Canavan, Euan Bonner, Odhran Campbell); minor girls 2nd (Clara Mulan, Roisin Watson, Rosie Byrne, Cara McCauley, Amy Lundy); junior boys 2nd (Oisin Duffy, Flionn McLaughlin, Michael Houston, Paul Downey); intermediate girls 2nd (Aela Stewart, Oonagh Payne, Anya Hockley, Emily Neill); seniors girls 3rd (Eimer Stewart, Connie O,Brien, Caoimhe Walsh)and senior boys 3rd (Patrick McCarry, Pol Og Mccafferty). A total of 24 medals for pupils.
The highlights of the day were in the minor and junior boy’s races, with Mark Chester picking up a bronze medal, Flionn McLaughlin a silver medal and Oisin Duffy crowned District campion for the 3rd consecutive year. Also in the minor girl’s race, Clara Mullan was second overall. Aoife Neill also came a convincing 4th place in the Junior girl’s race.
Four individual medal’s and six team medals for the school is a superb achievement. Well done to all athletes.
Credit Union Quiz 2019
Congratulations to our two Year 8 Credit Union Quiz Teams
Representing Derry Credit Union
• Callum McCay 8A
• Caitlin McClintock 8C
• Ethan Wade 8C
• Rahul Shan 8E
Representing Pennyburn Credit Union
• Dearbhla Duddy 8D
• Cormac O' Murchu 8E
• Grace Martin 8E
• Ryan Basil 8A
Year 8 pupils at Lumen Christi College celebrated success in the Derry City Credit Union competition last night. They scooped prizes as the winning school in the Stage 1 Under 13 category and the two teams will represent Derry City and Pennyburn Credit Union at Regional Level.
Year 13 Young Enterprise students
Year 13 Young Enterprise students attended the trade fair in Foyleside Shopping Centre on Friday 1 February 2019 and won the North West Digital Presence Award 2019.
Their business Positivtea involved them designing mugs which are intended to spark a conversation on mental health. Their mugs have a question printed on them’ What made you laugh today?’
Saint John Paul II Award
Lumen Christi College Year 14 students receiving the Saint John Paul II Award for parish and social outreach. Included in the picture is Archbishop Grzegorz RyÅ, Archbishop of LódÅº, Poland, who presented the award along with Bishop Donal Mc Keown, Bishop of Derry, Mrs Siobhan McCauley, Principal, Dr Michael Gormley, Head of 6th Form and Mr Stephen Doherty, Pope JP II co-ordinator.