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.
"Wake Tech instructors have a combination of both academic and work experience, which allows for both perspectives in classroom instruction."
"The ILC was a major factor to my success. I’m so grateful for the support and encouragement I received."
"My Wake Tech experience was such an amazing experience. My instructors were very helpful and prepared me for the real world."
"It was very reaffirming that making this career change was a good choice."
"My long-term goal is to grow the business, hire more graduates and eventually open an academy for aspiring barbers."
"It feels really good helping people who are like I was, doing whatever they can to create a career and change their lives."
"I had an epiphany. Deep down I knew what I wanted to do!”