Former Elkins resident earns degree

Cassie Phillips Lantz of Staunton, Va., formerly of Elkins, completed her Bachelor of Science in nursing from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., on May 4.

Lantz received her associate of science in registered nursing at Davis & Elkins College in 2002. She formerly worked for Davis Memorial Hospital, Elkins Regional Convalescent Center, Mountain Hospice and Colonial Place before relocating to Staunton in 2009. She currently is employed as a staff nurse on the general medical and oncology unit at Augusta Health in Fishersville, Va.

Lantz is the daughter of Joe Phillips of Montrose and Sue Tacy of Parsons, and she is the wife of Jason Lantz.