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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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A New Career in Ten Weeks

Cynthia Motley - Class of 2011

“Thanks to Wake Tech’s START program, I was able to pick and choose where I wanted to work.”

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Think Globally … Train Locally!

Andrew Blizzard - Class of 2011

“I needed to retool and gain skills that would make me more marketable.”

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Soaring Towards a New Career

MiShelle Devereaux - Class of 2011

“Wake Tech got me started on a path toward working in a field that I love.”

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Back on Track

Chris Robinson - Class of 2011

“The Automotive Systems Technology program at Wake Tech made my dream possible.”

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CNA Training Results in Job That’s “A Perfect Fit”

Bonnie Riehl - Class of 2011

“It’s extremely heartwarming to know I’ve made a difference.”

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A New Job With Opportunities Built In

Scott Bridges - Class of 2011

“The JobsNOW program at Wake Tech was a great opportunity – I’d recommend it to anyone. It’s made all the difference for me.”

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A College Degree – Times Three!

Patricia DeAnda-Likes - Class of 2011

“I couldn’t have done it without Wake Tech!”