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A planned maintenance window to perform upgrades to the Colleague system beginning 12 a.m. Monday, October 2, will affect certain IT systems. Details on impacted systems are available.

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Success Stories

For more than 50 years, Wake Tech has changed the lives of thousands of people – helped them uncover hidden talents, start bold ventures, realize dreams and, sometimes, do the impossible. 

Each transformation is compelling, each story worth sharing – and Wake Tech students and alumni love sharing them! Take a look at some of their unique and inspiring stories.

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Path to Success

Michelle  Rawls - Class of 2023

"I'm passionate about helping everyone travel."

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An Introvert Out of Her Shell

Zoe  Horne - Class of 2024

"I quickly realized that I can learn so much from others instead of always going it alone."

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A Case for Second Chances

Jermel  Lilly - Class of 2023

"I really like the hands-on training that Wake Tech provides. ... The college helped me decide on a career."

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Designing a Successful Future

Oscar Avina-Rodriguez - Class of 2023

"I know the education I have received at Wake Tech will take me where I want to go."

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Staying on the Forefront of Technology

Charles  Myatt - Class of 2014

"The skills I have gained at Wake Tech each time I come back have actually led to several promotions in my life."

Julianna Perciballi

Fine Tuning for A Better Future

Julianna  Perciballi - Class of 2023

"Wake Tech will give you the knowledge, skills and opportunities to succeed!"

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A Dream Comes True

JulieAnna  Gissendanner - Class of 2023

"I'm going to be able to get a career now and go on to college and further my education."

Kimberly Leiva-Sorto

A Degree Ahead

Kimberly  Leiva-Sorto - Class of 2023

"CCP has been such a rewarding opportunity, and I'm so thankful for the instructors and staff at my high school and Wake Tech for their support and guidance."

Ashleigh Mole

Real World Experience

Ashleigh  Mole - Class of 2023

"I chose Wake Tech because it's where I could get my general education credits, and it offered the degree that I was pursuing."

Mekiyah Dove-Harris

Family Recipe

Mekiyah  Dove-Harris - Class of 2022

"I really do love baking!"

Erin Ellison

A Great Start

Erin  Ellison - Class of 2022

"Wake Tech is a great place to get your start in your education."

Khadijah Scarborough

A Bright Future in Nursing

Khadijah Scarborough - Class of 2022

"Wake Tech is more than just a college. ... It is a loving, caring and supportive family." 

Max Verplank

A Cool New Career

Max Verplank - Class of 2022

"The instructors at Wake Tech are great! A lot of them have businesses on the side, and they teach us everything we need to know."

Rachel Bramble

A Door of Opportunity

Rachel  Bramble - Class of 2020

"Wake Tech's CCP program gave me a lot of opportunities that I wasn't expecting but am very grateful for. It opened the door to where I am now."

Juliana Grimm

ROTC Ready

Juliana  Grimm

"Wake Tech instructors have a combination of both academic and work experience, which allows for both perspectives in classroom instruction."