USF announces new students

JOLIET — The University of St. Francis welcomed more than 440 new undergraduate students to its Joliet campus for the 2013-14 academic year. Those students include the largest and most selective freshman class in school history. Five area students are included in the class. They are: Joseph Parochetti of Ladd, David McManus of Ladd, Judith Douglass of Mendota, Kristen Fagerman of Mendota and Molly Meyer of Mendota.