Voters to Decide on $349 Million Bond Referendum for Wake Tech

RALEIGH – Loren Ivester thinks she got the “caring gene” from her mother.

But the Wake Tech freshman also credits the nurses who cared for her ailing grandfather for her long-time interest in the medical field.

“I’ve wanted to be a nurse since I was little,” she said. “It’s all I’ve been passionate about. I can’t imagine doing anything else.”

She chose Wake Technical Community College to get her two-year degree before transferring because it was close to home and more affordable than a traditional four-year college.

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