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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.

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Learning Tools for a New Career

Candis Parker - Class of 2013

“My experience at Wake Tech was life changing. The college helped me figure out exactly what I wanted to do.”

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Culinary Career Path

Gabriella Woodson - Class of 2013

“Wake Tech is helping me turn my dreams into reality.”

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The Power of Partnerships

David Wingler - Class of 2013

“I’m very excited about this opportunity”

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Reaching Her Goals

Veronica Puente - Class of 2013

“Wake Tech sparked my interest in education.”

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Success at Any Age

Nancy Coggins - Class of 2013

“Wake Tech gave me the confidence to figure out what I wanted to do.”

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Following a Plan

Terry Baldwin - Class of 1997

“Going to Wake Tech was the best move I ever made.”

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Designing an App for That

Brent Parsons - Class of 2013

“Wake Tech offered me real-life training, skills that I could use to get a job.”