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.
A Passion for SmilesKatrina 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.”
Crunching the NumbersChris 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.”
A Big Move to the Big AppleRye Robinson - Class of 2015
“I really appreciate all the support that continues to come from everyone at Wake Tech.”
Hard Hat HeroGary Fogarty - Class of 2012
“If I had not come to Wake Tech, I wouldn’t be where I am today.”
Leading By ExampleYusuf Mahmoud - Class of 2017
“Wake Tech is where I found a home, family, and people who care about me.”
A Matter of PrideJustin Johnson - Class of 2017
"I wanted to make something of myself."
High Tech and High TouchJoe Malfi - Class of 2016
"This type of class has the potential to change a lot of lives, and it definitely changed mine."
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