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Lorenzo Walker Technical College first opened on August 28, 1974 under the name Collier County Vocational Technical Center, offering thirteen programs. The school became accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) in December of 1978. In 1988, the school’s name was changed to the James Lorenzo Walker Vocational Technical Center, in honor of James Lorenzo Walker, a former legislator who was instrumental in obtaining original funding for the school. Then in 1997, the school’s name was changed to Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology.