Alumni Profile: Rebecca A. Dreher Petts ’10


Rebecca A. Dreher Petts ’10

Rebecca A. Dreher Petts ’10


After graduating from Holy Name in 2010, I attended Indiana University and received a Biology degree with Spanish and Psychology minors. In 2015, I began dental school at Case Western Reserve University, and I will graduate in May of 2019. I am an aspiring orthodontist, and hope to begin residency after graduation.

Current Profession:

Fourth Year Dental Student and Orthodontic Residency Applicant, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine

What activities were you involved with as a student at Holy Name?

At Holy Name, I was an ambassador and a participant in campus ministry. I also played varsity soccer and won a state championship in 2006. My experience prepared me to pursue a college soccer career at Indiana University.

Who was your favorite teacher and/or what was your favorite subject?

My favorite teacher inevitably was (and still is) my uncle, Joe Ehrbar. He is a lifelong learner and a total history buff. I also really enjoyed photography.

What is your fondest memory of Holy Name?

My favorite memories were playoff runs with my team in front of the phenomenal soccer fan base.

How did Holy Name prepare you for your life as an adult?

Holy Name taught me to lead and work with others in a co-ed and inclusive environment. It prepared me to keep the faith in times of stress, and introduced me to some of my best friends.

Rebecca A. Dreher Petts ’10

What does Holy Name mean to you?

Holy Name will forever be a place of which my siblings and I are proud.