On Thanksgiving Day, David Scherer and Michael talk about the scholarship program they cofounded 10 years ago. One Million Degrees has raised more than $12 million and currently serves 668 community college scholars in the state of Illinois. With a graduation rate above 70 percent, OMD empowers hard-working scholars to achieve their degrees and build successful careers. David tells the story of how it all started and why the program continues to thrive!

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