Alumni Community Service Award
honors alumni who have enhanced the prestige of the University by virtue of their character and integrity through outstanding service in their community.
Ann (Hintz ’81) Rehbein earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1981, and went on to receive her certificate in spiritual direction from Mercy Center in California. She first served as a deaconess intern in 1979 at Grace Lutheran Church in El Centro, Calif. and is currently a deaconess at St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Stockton, Calif. She has been a member of the Lutheran Deaconess Conference since 1981. She recently traveled on a mission trip to support and encourage teenage mothers in Ghana. She also has stayed involved with Valparaiso University by participating in the Valpo spring break medical service trips for the past six years. The Rehbeins are the parents of four children, two of whom have graduated from Valpo.