BE MORE THAN JUST AN ATHLETE, BE A PIONEER!

​​​​Positives of Being A Student-Athlete

BETTER EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES

Students who compete in high school activity programs have better educational outcomes, including higher grades, higher achievement test scores, and higher educational expectations beyond high school.

ENHANCED SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT AND SENSE OF BELONGING

Participation in high school activities is a valuable part of the overall high school experience, enhancing students’ school engagement and sense of belonging.

POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT/LIFE SKILLS

Co-curricular activity programs promote positive youth development and provide opportunities for learning a number of life skills and values not typically taught in classroom education.

HEALTHIER BEHAVIORS

Students involved in educational activities often have many healthier behaviors leading to better physical and mental health.

POST HIGH SCHOOL POSITIVE RESULTS

Participation in activity programs yields positive results after high school as well.

DEVELOPING BETTER CITIZENS

Co-curricular activities teach lessons that lead to better citizens.

SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY BENEFITS

Not only do individual students benefit from education-based activities, schools and communities benefit when more students are involved in co-curricular activities.