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.
"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."
"Being a leader means being a leader on and off the court, setting a good example, going to class, getting your homework done."
"I had an epiphany. Deep down I knew what I wanted to do!”
“Wake Tech always provided me with the tools needed to excel in my academics.”
“WakeWorks® has been the clearest, simplest path toward gainful employment.”
“I could see this new agreement opening up a lot of doors for people.”