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!  

Chris McAllister

Instructors in the Classroom Spark Success in the Field

Chris McAllister  - Class of 2012

"I am grateful for educators like Mr. Moore."

Andrew Szwarckop

Building a New Career

Andrew Szwarckop  - Class of 2018

“Wake Tech had the right courses at the right times for me.”

Khadijah Daniels

Executing a Game Plan

Khadijah Daniels  - Class of 2018

"I chose Wake Tech because it’s the number one community college in North Carolina and I wanted the opportunity to continue my basketball career."

Shantal Grullon

Never Too Young to Learn

Shantal  Grullon - Class of 2018

“Wake Tech and Lenovo have given me resources to get where I want to be!”

Tony Tran

A Mission of Confidence

Tony Tran - Class of 2018

"Hopefully is not part of my vocabulary."

Sarah Allevato

Persistence Pays Off

Sarah  Allevato - Class of 2018

“The support I’ve have received at Wake Tech, - from the tutoring staff, the instructors, to my cheer coach - has been invaluable and equipped me to succeed.”

Katrina Knapp

A Passion for Smiles

Katrina  Knapp - Class of 2015

“Wake Tech was an incredible building block for me. I wouldn’t be the hygienist I am today without the numerous opportunities provided by Wake Tech.”