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.
"My Wake Tech experience was such an amazing experience. My instructors were very helpful and prepared me for the real world."
"It was very reaffirming that making this career change was a good choice."
"My long-term goal is to grow the business, hire more graduates and eventually open an academy for aspiring barbers."
"It feels really good helping people who are like I was, doing whatever they can to create a career and change their lives."
"Being a leader means being a leader on and off the court, setting a good example, going to class, getting your homework done."
"I had an epiphany. Deep down I knew what I wanted to do!”
“Wake Tech always provided me with the tools needed to excel in my academics.”