LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An Iroquois High School program designed to help students get money for college is already working.

This is the first year for the school's Aspire Higher program, and a group of seniors has already received more than $2 million in college scholarship offers.

Aspire Higher helps students from underserved populations and first-generation college-goers improve their scholarship applications and interviews.

"We worked hard for everything we have," said Nyree Damis Enner, a senior at Iroquois, who's received $183,000 in scholarships so far. "And these were opportunities given to us, and we're going to make something out of it. This is going to be a career for us. We're striving every day. We're putting in this work."

Iroquois' Aspire Higher program is modeled after a similar program that generated millions of dollars in scholarships for Fern Creek High School.

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