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 New Career in Ten Weeks

Cynthia Motley - Class of 2011

“Thanks to Wake Tech’s START program, I was able to pick and choose where I wanted to work.”

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Think Globally … Train Locally!

Andrew Blizzard - Class of 2011

“I needed to retool and gain skills that would make me more marketable.”

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Soaring Towards a New Career

MiShelle Devereaux - Class of 2011

“Wake Tech got me started on a path toward working in a field that I love.”

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Back on Track

Chris Robinson - Class of 2011

“The Automotive Systems Technology program at Wake Tech made my dream possible.”

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CNA Training Results in Job That’s “A Perfect Fit”

Bonnie Riehl - Class of 2011

“It’s extremely heartwarming to know I’ve made a difference.”

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A New Job With Opportunities Built In

Scott Bridges - Class of 2011

“The JobsNOW program at Wake Tech was a great opportunity – I’d recommend it to anyone. It’s made all the difference for me.”

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A College Degree – Times Three!

Patricia DeAnda-Likes - Class of 2011

“I couldn’t have done it without Wake Tech!”