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.

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."

Isabella Hernandez

Life-Changing Support

Isabella Hernandez - Class of 2022

"The ILC was a major factor to my success. I’m so grateful for the support and encouragement I received."

Daniel Bent

A Passion for Design

Daniel Bent - Class of 2022

"My Wake Tech experience was such an amazing experience. My instructors were very helpful and prepared me for the real world."

Allyson Tomasello

Award-Winning Vision

Allyson Tomasello - Class of 2022

"It was very reaffirming that making this career change was a good choice."

Zine Soussi

A Cut Above

Zine  Soussi - Class of 2017

"My long-term goal is to grow the business, hire more graduates and eventually open an academy for aspiring barbers."

Casey Tart, graduate

Leveling Up and Giving Back

Casey  Tart - Class of 2006

"It feels really good helping people who are like I was, doing whatever they can to create a career and change their lives."