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.

Wanda Fowler

A Series of Fortunate Events

Wanda  Fowler - Class of 2010

“Wake Tech … helped me discover my passion.”

Reggie Holt Photo

Wake Tech Leads to New Career in Biotech

Reggie  Holt - Class of 2010

“I wanted to become a better husband and father. I realized the only way for me to do that was to re-educate myself.”

Kidiosi Masasu photo

A New “Goal” in Life

Kidiosi  Masasu - Class of 2010

“I have a new life now.”

Norma Miller Photo

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.”

Alex Neese Photo

Re-Charged and Ready to Go

Alex  Neese - Class of 2009

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

Greg Orcutt photo

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.”

Kymberly Shepard photo

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.”