04 November 2014
Pitogo High School, last year’s Rookie Awardee and Best Team, once again proved its might as they dominated the 2014 Tagisang Robotics: Design, Build and Play Competition.
The team, composed of 10 students and two teachers together with their robot, put on an almost flawless performance to lead all its alliances to win-after-win and close the elimination round with five wins and one draw topping all other 34 teams who battled in what could be the last edition of the competition. The games, organized by the Science Education Institute (SEI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), were held on 29-30 October at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.
With the win, Pitogo HS brought home P100,000 cash prize, P30,000 for their coach, along with a trophy and medals.
27 October 2014
In what is dubbed as “The Ultimate Clash”, thirty-five returning schools are set to battle in the fourth and possibly, final, Tagisang Robotics: Design, Build and Play Competition organized by the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI).
Former Best Team awardees Grace Christian College, Benigno Aquino High School, and Pitogo High School will mix it out with the other 32 equally-seasoned teams in a much improved and more challenging robotics plum which will happen on 29-30 October 2014 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.
At stake are the Best Team Award with a P100,000 cash prize with the coach winning a separate P30,000 prize, medals and a trophy; Best Alliance Award with a P150,000 cash prize, P30,000 for the coaches, medals and trophies for schools, and other special awards such as Best Engineering Award, Most Popular Robot and Most Popular Team Awards, and Best Blog Award.
16 October 2014
With a great crowd cheering behind them, Palawan State University (PSU) Laboratory High School hit the bull’s eye to gain a ticket to represent the Philippines to the Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) Water Rocket Competition in Japan this on November 29-30, 2014.
Beating 19 other teams from Palawan, Pampanga, Cebu and Iloilo, the tandem of Nur Alan Pavlo Barte and Reniel Rosaceña, with coach McArthur Maravilla, hit the target’s center and be the first Palawan school to be the Philippine contingent to the APRSAF.
“The whole experience is awesome. We didn’t expect to win and we didn’t expect that we’ll be going to Tokyo to represent the country,” said the duo who also brought home P10,000 cash prize.