Success Stories

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 Chapter

Heather Leah - Class of 2008

“I could have been just another high school dropout. At Wake Tech, I learned how to be an author – and now I’m published and I have a book deal!”

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A Scholarly Chef

Hannah Moyles - Class of 2016

"I look forward to coming to class now. That’s the difference."

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Moving Up the Ranks

Laura Fahnestock - Class of 1989

"Work hard and good things will come to you."

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Networking to Success

Mae Siggins - Class of 2016

“I love the professors at Wake Tech. They’re here to help you and invest in you.”

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A Focus on Technology

Johnny Wood - Class of 1994

“I always recommend Wake Tech!”

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A New Home, a New Purpose

Enzo Codella - Class of 2016

“Wake Tech gave me the opportunity to outdo myself – inside and outside the classroom!”

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A Scholar and a Leader

Latesha Sharpe - Class of 2016

"Wake Tech is where I found myself!”