Cavite National High School Senior High School (CNHS-SHS) Robotics team has been considered as the school’s most recognized group after bagging numerous awards in several competitions.
With the SumoBot competition being the highlight and specialty of the group, the Robotics team dubbed as SaltyBots have won a total of 11 awards:
The Summer Sumo Games 2017 in which they bagged a Technical Award, second place for the 1kg category in the MIBF Robotics Competition 2017.
Saltybots also participated in the World Robotics Games 2017 in Singapore in which they went home with a Technical Award a third placer for the 1Kg category during the National Robotics Competition in 2018.
Technical awards for the 1Kg and 3Kg competitions in the Summer Sumo Games 2018, third placers for the 500g MIBF Robotics Competition 2018 and 3Kg in the WRG 2018 Philippines, fifth and Sixth places during the 2kg competition in RoboRave Philippines were some of the harvests of Saltybots.
The group also went on to win technical awards in the Summer Sumo Games 2019 and third place during the 2018 RSTFC.
SaltyBots have also aced other competitions such as poster making during the National Robotics Competition in which they won first place. The team won third place in the Roborugby and 3kg sumobot and second place in seaperch during the World Robotics Games Philippines 2018 held last October in Tagaytay City. The team still bagged the second place for the Seaperch Open competition in the National Robotics Competion 2019. Members of the team who won in the WRG 2018 received a medal from Region IV A DOST Youth Excellence in science awards last February at UPLB, Laguna.
Being founded in 2017 Saltybots have grown in its numbers after the wave of new students aspiring to join the prestigious group.
According to one of the newest members, Leonard Jose: ” Saltybots is a fun and accepting group to join. It is very much helpful in discovering my passion of robotics. The seniors are a lot of fun to be with and the activities set a very educational approach”. (Gerald S. Vinas, Editor, DO Express)