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 Colorful New ChapterKat Launey - Class of 2015
“I wanted formal art training, and Wake Tech offered that. I learned so much in those two years. It was fantastic!”
A Degree in HandVeronica Bowers - Class of 2015
“It would have been impossible for me to get to campus for classes. Wake Tech’s online program was exactly what I needed!”
Brewing Up a New CareerJustin Attenweiler - Class of 2015
“I’m making good money doing something I enjoy. I have Wake Tech to thank for that!”
A Flair for the ArtsSarah Schwepker - Class of 2015
“I didn’t realize I had this talent!”
Sibling SuccessMonique and Mitchell LaValley - Class of 2014
“Programs like STEM Stars and the Honors Program give me extra drive to succeed.”
Becoming a LeaderKenneth Campbell - Class of 2014
“Wake Tech gave me a community of friends who made me a smarter and stronger leader.”
Fostering PerseveranceMonica Armstrong - Class of 2014
"Without the support of Fostering Bright Futures, I wouldn't be where I am today."
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