Success Stories

"I am a Wake!"

What does it mean to be a Wake? It means you’re part of the Wake Tech family of students, graduates, and supporters throughout the community. It means you’re informed, engaged, enthusiastic about sharing what you know – and always continuing to learn.

Wake Tech changes lives. We offer relevant instruction by skilled and caring faculty, expert guidance, and the support students need to excel. Our graduates are sought after because they are competent and confident – whether skilled technicians, industry professionals, or adventurous entrepreneurs. Success stories of all kinds begin at Wake Tech!  

Katrina Knapp

A Passion for Smiles

Katrina  Knapp - Class of 2015

“Wake Tech was an incredible building block for me. I wouldn’t be the hygienist I am today without the numerous opportunities provided by Wake Tech.”

Chris Mathews, Graduate

Crunching the Numbers

Chris  Mathews - Class of 2018

Wake Tech gave me a brand new set of skills to help me move to a new stage in my career.”  

Rye Robinson

A Big Move to the Big Apple

Rye Robinson - Class of 2015

“I really appreciate all the support that continues to come from everyone at Wake Tech.”

Gary Fogarty

Hard Hat Hero

Gary Fogarty - Class of 2012

“If I had not come to Wake Tech, I wouldn’t be where I am today.”

Yusuf Mahmoud

Leading By Example

Yusuf Mahmoud - Class of 2017

“Wake Tech is where I found a home, family, and people who care about me.”

Justin Johnson

A Matter of Pride

Justin Johnson - Class of 2017

"I wanted to make something of myself."

Joe M. Photo

High Tech and High Touch

Joe M. - Class of 2016

"This type of class has the potential to change a lot of lives, and it definitely changed mine."