Thursday, November 23, 2017

PH Team Wins 2nd Place in World Robot Olympiad

Posted By: The Mail Man - Thursday, November 23, 2017


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World Robot Olympiad 2017 held in San Jose, Costa Rica

Second Place was won by the Philippine Team in the recently held World Robot Olympiad (WRO) 2017 in San Jose, Costa Rica.

The Philippine Team placed second at the Open – Elementary Category in the WOR garnering an Average Score of 344,25 that enabled the team to place runner-up to the team from Malaysia.

The entry of the Philippine Team is “Project Silid Aralan” composed of students from Dr. Yanga’s Colleges Inc. (DYCI Bocaue, Bulacan). 

Also, the High School team of DYCI placed fifth in their Open – Category for Junior High School.

WRO’s 2017 theme is Sustainabots (Robots for Sustainability) wherein robots were built and programmed for clean energy, robots that are carbon neutral and for sustainable tourism. 

The field was composed of representatives from 60 countries. The objective of the WRO is to gather young people from over all the world and to cultivate skills in creativity, strategy, and problem-solving.

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