Brian Fordon will play football at Dartmouth in the coming school year.
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Brian Fordon, of Frankfort, will play football at Dartmouth in the coming school year.
Next fall, Frankfort resident and Providence Catholic High School senior Brian Fordon will join the Ivy League as a linebacker for the Dartmouth College football team. Meeting the athletic and academic demands necessary to be accepted by an Ivy League school isn’t exactly an easy task. During the football season, Fordon typically worked nearly nonstop from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays, balancing school, football practice and the significant amount of homework required for his many advanced placement classes. Fordon began playing football in fifth grade on the Frankfort Falcons youth team. By the time he reached the end of his first season at Providence, he was on the field at the 2009 Illinois state championships. “I love being part of a …