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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Time For a Change

Kumar Chandrashekaran - Class of 2014

“Wake Tech is steering me in the right direction.”

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Sweet Success

Wendy Stephens - Class of 2014

“It was hard to balance the demands of school and family, but it was worth it.”

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Cut Out for Success

Samantha Jodrie - Class of 2013

“I’m learning, but it doesn’t feel like work because it’s something that I’m interested in!”

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Learning Tools for a New Career

Candis Parker - Class of 2013

“My experience at Wake Tech was life changing. The college helped me figure out exactly what I wanted to do.”

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Culinary Career Path

Gabriella Woodson - Class of 2013

“Wake Tech is helping me turn my dreams into reality.”

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The Power of Partnerships

David Wingler - Class of 2013

“I’m very excited about this opportunity”

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Reaching Her Goals

Veronica Puente - Class of 2013

“Wake Tech sparked my interest in education.”