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.

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."

JulieAnna Gissendanner

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."

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!"

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."

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."