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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.

Katrina Knapp

A Passion for Smiles

Katrina  Knapp - Class of 2015

“Wake Tech was an incredible building block for me. I wouldn’t be the hygienist I am today without the numerous opportunities provided by Wake Tech.”

Chris Mathews, Graduate

Crunching the Numbers

Chris  Mathews - Class of 2018

“Wake Tech gave me a brand new set of skills to help me move to a new stage in my career.”  

Rye Robinson

A Big Move to the Big Apple

Rye Robinson - Class of 2015

“I really appreciate all the support that continues to come from everyone at Wake Tech.”

Gary Fogarty

Hard Hat Hero

Gary Fogarty - Class of 2012

“If I had not come to Wake Tech, I wouldn’t be where I am today.”

Yusuf Mahmoud

Leading By Example

Yusuf Mahmoud - Class of 2017

“Wake Tech is where I found a home, family, and people who care about me.”

Justin Johnson

A Matter of Pride

Justin Johnson - Class of 2017

"I wanted to make something of myself."

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High Tech and High Touch

Joe Malfi - Class of 2016

"This type of class has the potential to change a lot of lives, and it definitely changed mine."