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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.

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.”

Chris McAllister

Instructors in the Classroom Spark Success in the Field

Chris McAllister  - Class of 2012

"I am grateful for educators like Mr. Moore."

Andrew Szwarckop

Building a New Career

Andrew Szwarckop  - Class of 2018

“Wake Tech had the right courses at the right times for me.”

Khadijah Daniels

Executing a Game Plan

Khadijah Daniels  - Class of 2018

"I chose Wake Tech because it’s the number one community college in North Carolina and I wanted the opportunity to continue my basketball career."

Shantal Grullon

Never Too Young to Learn

Shantal  Grullon - Class of 2019

“Wake Tech and Lenovo have given me resources to get where I want to be!”