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!  

Latesha Sharpe photo

A Scholar and a Leader

Latesha Sharpe - Class of 2016

"Wake Tech is where I found myself!”

Adam Purvis photo

Local Venture, Global Mission

Adam Purvis - Class of 2012

“The education you receive at Wake Tech will go as far as you want to take it!”

Gwendolyn Jammeh photo

A Life-Changing Experience

Gwendolyn Jammeh - Class of 2015

“Wake Tech helped put me on a new path and gave me the opportunity to succeed.”

Michael Cheramie photo

From the Army to ABCs

Michael Cheramie - Class of 2015

“Wake Tech helped me realize who I am and where I want to be.”

Troy Richardson

Building a Successful Career

Troy Richardson - Class of 1992

“My Wake Tech degree and continuing education propelled me into a prosperous career!”

Annette Sanders photo

Never Too Late For a Fresh Start

Annette Sanders - Class of 2015

“I was so afraid to take a leap of faith and better my life. Now, I feel like I can accomplish anything! Wake Tech gave me the jump start I needed! ”

Kat Launey photo

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!”