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!  

Troy Richardson

Building a Successful Career

Troy Richardson - Class of 1992

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

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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! ”

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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!”

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A Degree in Hand

Veronica Bowers - Class of 2015

“It would have been impossible for me to get to campus for classes. Wake Tech’s online program was exactly what I needed!”

Justin Attenweiler

Brewing Up a New Career

Justin Attenweiler - Class of 2015

“I’m making good money doing something I enjoy. I have Wake Tech to thank for that!”

Sarah Schwepker

A Flair for the Arts

Sarah Schwepker - Class of 2015

“I didn’t realize I had this talent!”

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Sibling Success

Monique and Mitchell LaValley - Class of 2014

“Programs like STEM Stars and the Honors Program give me extra drive to succeed.”