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!  

WTCC Craft Beer Program - Fermenting Entrepreneurs

WTCC Craft Beer Program - Fermenting Entrepreneurs

Oaklyn Springs Brewery  - Class of 2018

“The Wake Tech Craft Beer Brewing program gave us the chance to spread our wings in our senior years."

Tony Byrd Photo

From Cappuccino to Coding

Tony Byrd

"I hope my story inspires others!"

Kelsea Read

Winning Against All Odds

Kelsea Read  - Class of 2018

“Knowledge is power. Nobody can take my education away from me. “

Tara Courtney

Dual Enrollment, Now Dual Degrees

Tara Courtney  - Class of 2019

“This amazing opportunity allowed me to complete 27 credits by the time I graduated high school!”

2018-19 SGA President

2018-19 SGA President

Jose Fabre Jr  - Class of 2019

“Wake Tech is a place for incredible, hands-on education.”

Chris McAllister

Instructors in the Classroom Spark Success in the Field

Chris McAllister  - Class of 2012

"I am grateful for educators like Mr. Moore."

Andrew Szwarckop

Building a New Career

Andrew Szwarckop  - Class of 2018

“Wake Tech had the right courses at the right times for me.”