White, John Wesley
College for Professional Studies
Master of Education
School of Education and Counseling
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
Various studies show that participation in extracurricular activities lead to success both academically and professionally. However, the general public has limited access to this research, and therefore many students are not benefiting from these programs. In this paper, the author reviews the published research of how participation in extracurricular activities affects academic success. She then uses this research to develop a promotional campaign that school administrators may use to educate parents, students, and teachers of the benefits of extracurricular activity participation. The projects are oriented toward presentations at school events and online access to school administrators and parents.
Date of Award
© Elizabeth Rees
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Rees, Elizabeth G., "The Effects of Participation in Extracurricular Activities On Academic Performance in Secondary School Students" (2008). Student Publications. 20.