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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A Colorful New Chapter

Kat  Launey - Class of 2015

“I wanted formal art training, and Wake Tech offered that. I learned so much in those two years. It was fantastic!”

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A Degree in Hand

Veronica  Bowers - Class of 2015

“It would have been impossible for me to get to campus for classes. Wake Tech’s online program was exactly what I needed!”

Justin Attenweiler

Brewing Up a New Career

Justin  Attenweiler - Class of 2015

“I’m making good money doing something I enjoy. I have Wake Tech to thank for that!”

Sarah Schwepker

A Flair for the Arts

Sarah  Schwepker - Class of 2015

“I didn’t realize I had this talent!”

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Sibling Success

Monique and Mitchell  LaValley - Class of 2014

“Programs like STEM Stars and the Honors Program give me extra drive to succeed.”

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Becoming a Leader

Kenneth  Campbell - Class of 2014

“Wake Tech gave me a community of friends who made me a smarter and stronger leader.”

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Fostering Perseverance

Monica  Armstrong - Class of 2014

"Without the support of Fostering Bright Futures, I wouldn't be where I am today."