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!  

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Pastry Chef Aspires to Become Entrepreneur

Norma  Miller - Class of 2008

“Wake Tech has given me a way to enjoy my retirement while supplementing my income.”

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Re-Charged and Ready to Go

Alex  Neese - Class of 2009

“I was offered the job even before I got my degree.”

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Will Work for “Green”

Greg  Orcutt - Class of 2001

“Wake Tech gave me the skills to get one of the most fulfilling jobs anyone could ask for.”

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Phi Beta Lambda Winner Lets Nothing Stand in Her Way

Kymberly  Shepard - Class of 2009

“Wake Tech is the best school to get a good start.”