North Central College welcomed new first year students, setting a record high for the college.
With just over 600 new first year students and about 250 transfers, move in made for a day to remember.
“I’m just getting ready to move in! I’m really excited to be here, coming from Champaign, Naperville is just an awesome place and North Central is a great school so I’m really excited to get started,” said new student Grant Semonin.
“I’m very nervous but I’m very excited for her, also, to spread her wings. She’s coming from a small town; this is going to be so nice for her to have a whole new world!” said Karen Metzen, mother of freshman, Lindsay Hart
The freshman football team helped haul everything from footwear to furniture to welcome students to their new home.
For the fifth year, Forbes has ranked North Central College among the top 20% of the nation’s colleges and universities.
Rachel Pierson reports.
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