Fretwell (1931) believes that: “extra-curricular activities stem from co-curricular activities but come back to enrich them more.” This is because as extra-curricular activities are products of co-curricular activities that is an evidence of growth—extra activities being an addition to what is already complementing the regular curriculum. In an interview with Briones (2015) he states that, “An active participant is someone who finds time, devotes, and commits to extra-curricular activities.” He further adds that, involvement with extra-curricular activities has taught him to be committed, involved, accountable, responsible, and have a vision to both inspire and empower people. Foronda (1972) noted that interest in research and writing of local history increased after World War II and this apparently is due to the resurgence of nationalism among Filipinos.

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The Philippines is an archipelago in the Pacific with rich linguistic and cultural diversity. Active participation is the foundation of college success because this is where other collegesuccess strategies are established and enables the maximization of success because students need to be active in the learning process (Cuseo, 2010).

Co-curricular Activities are therefore defined as activities involving a group that exist outside the regular curriculum but complement them. Small amounts of meat, including chicken, pork (in non-Muslim communities), goat, or fish complement the rice or noodle core, along with an assortment of fruits and cooked vegetables.

A article published by Eccles and Barber (1999) in the Journal of Adolescent Research argued that: “constructive, organized activities make better use of the adolescents’ time because: (a) good use of time lessens the opportunity to get involved in risky activities; (b) engagement in constructive activities can provide opportunities to learn good things—competencies and pro-social values and attitudes; and (c) there is a greater possibility of creating positive social supports and networks.” Moreover, constructive activities provide an avenue in which a person can express their identity or passion in performing arts, sports, and leadership activities. November 2014. The term "Filipino" is inherently masculine, as there is a feminine counterpart "Filipina," derived from the colonization of the archipelago by Spain in the 16th century.

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