courtesy of Beau Cameron
Sprinter Paige Badostain signs to run for Stevenson
Signing Day is the beginning of every young athlete’s career. It’s the beginning of a new journey, taking part in college athletics and education. These selected individuals are committing to a college of their choice and signing their National Letter of Intent. With Only 4% of high school students that go on to pursue College athletics, this is a special moment.
On February 1, Paige Badostain, a track and field athlete, has committed to Stevenson University to continue her running career.
“The Coach contacted me, and when I went up there, it was a good environment for me, and I decided it was the school for me,” said Badostain.
Paige’s father, Michael Badostain said, “The Coach was great, really great. She was happy with him. I’m really looking forward to it.”
Badostain suffered an ACL injury during the indoor track season this year, but, with rehabilitation, she will be ready for Stevenson.
At the age of 11, Badostain began running in track and field. Her favorite part of running track at Linganore was getting to know people around her and the track environment.
Paige Badostain’s father, Michael Badostain, was with her every step of the way.
“My dad was my greatest supporter, he would always come to my meets and he would always cheer. He made me work hard,” Badostain said about her father.
“I’m happy. She’s done this all herself. She’s a very outgoing person, and I couldn’t be prouder of her,” Badostain said about his daughter.