Effects of Being Student Leader on their Academic Performance
Keywords:cooperative learning, combination of cognitive and social skills, build confidence and trust with other students
This study conceptualized whether being a student leader have positive and negative impacts to their academic performances. Specifically, it seeks an answer to the demographic profile of the respondents with regard to age and gender. This study utilized 100 students from S.Y. 2019–2020. The findings of the study were obtained from Grade 12 senior high school students. The study used the qualitative and quantitative research designs. A sample of selected 100 Grade 12 senior students as the respondent was taken by using quantitative method to gather the information about the present existing condition and describe the effects of being a student leader to their academic performances. The researchers randomly selected also used the survey questionnaire to gather all necessary data. The results of this study will be beneficial to all student leaders and soon-to-be student leaders for them to be encouraged to be a leader and know how to manage things around them carefully when they are a student leader. The findings showed that the most commonly encountered situation by student leaders is that although they have responsibilities, it does not affect their academic performance in class, but they improve more than their classmates. Being a student leader has positive effects that may help the students to excel more in class.