/ 26 November 2020

THE PHILIPPINE Robotics National team shone in the recently concluded World Robot Olympiad held in Canada.

World Robot Olympiad Canada 2020-X has made innovations in delivering the event to more than 750 participants from over 40 countries.

WRO Canada 2020-X conducted the event fully online using digital floor plans, live streaming of activities, virtual meetings, social media platforms, and real-time digital scoreboard. The theme this year was “Climate Change/ Climate Squad” that was held on November 12-15, 2020.

The awardees were:

1st place GOLD – Dr. Yanga’s Colleges Inc. DYCI NOVUS Team in the Open Category for Senior High School for its 3-part project: Plastic Recycling, Power Generation and Provision of Footwear.

2nd place SILVER – Dr. Yanga’s Colleges Inc. DYCI Primes Team in the Open Category for Junior High School for PROJECT CYCLE. A bicycle that can convert trash paper mixed with water lilies to make recycled paper. The members of the team are Annette Nicole Ambi, Aaron James Amar, and Daniella Angela de Guzman with their coach, Anne Jazpher Raz.

3rd place BRONZE – Candijay Municipal High School in the Open Category for Junior High School. The group’s entry was BASAK —

Bohol Action to Solidify Agrikultura. It is composed of wind turbines, water pump and biomass generators with many applications for the agriculture industry in Bohol. The members of the team are Mary Haidee Makinano, Trisha Belle Olaivar, and Juno Caesar Escatron with their coach, Thata Celeres.