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Success Stories

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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Road to Recovery

Tisha Temple - Class of 2020

Don’t look at people where they are -
look at them where they can be.

Leslie Whitehurst - From Patient to Nurse

From Patient to Nurse

Leslie Whitehurst - Class of 2019

Everybody is in nursing school for a reason.

After exploring his options, Osvaldo decided that Wake Tech presented the right opportunities for him. He returned to complete the degree he began years before.

Succeeding in Science

Osvaldo Rodriguez - Class of 2019

“Coming back to Wake Tech, I found that people were open, receptive, and supportive. They told me how to get involved, how to succeed. I feel like I became part of a family, and part of the fabric of the school.”

Turning on the Heat in High School

Turning on the Heat in High School

Chris Mason - Class of 2019

"The first two years were tough, but then everything clicked."

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Building a New Career

Candis Parker - Class of 2013

"I’m in a great career doing what I want to do."

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Designing a New Career

Achiv'a Sandiford - Class of 2019

"If it wasn't for Wake Tech and the affordability of the program, I am not sure where I would be".

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First in a Generation

Shanita Dildy-Goings - Class of 2019

"I wanted to be the first in my generation to graduate!"

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Turning Second Chances into First Rate Successes

Mohammad Lafi - Class of 2019

"Wake Tech provides second chances."

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From National Security to Cyber Security

Ryan Fowler - Class of 2019

"I knew Wake Tech would get me ready for a university."

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Finding a College That Cares

Dominique Lomax - Class of 2019

"Wake Tech really emphasizes getting you into a job"

WTCC Craft Beer Program - Fermenting Entrepreneurs

WTCC Craft Beer Program - Fermenting Entrepreneurs

Oaklyn Springs Brewery  - Class of 2018

“The Wake Tech Craft Beer Brewing program gave us the chance to spread our wings in our senior years."

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From Cappuccino to Coding

Tony Byrd

"I hope my story inspires others!"

Kelsea Read

Winning Against All Odds

Kelsea Read  - Class of 2018

“Knowledge is power. Nobody can take my education away from me. “

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Dual Enrollment, Now Dual Degrees

Tara Courtney - Class of 2019

“This amazing opportunity allowed me to complete 27 credits by the time I graduated high school!”

2018-19 SGA President

2018-19 SGA President

Jose Fabre Jr  - Class of 2019

“Wake Tech is a place for incredible, hands-on education.”