- BSN, University of Texas at Galveston
- MSN, Texas Woman's University
Phone #: 806.720.7676 Cell Phone #: 806.789.7407 Merrill.Laurentz@LCU.EDU
Served as a part-time instructor since 1997. Her prior teaching experiences include Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, West Texas A&M, and Texas Woman's University. Merrill is a member of American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau.
Married to her husband for over 40 years, they have two children. She participates in many local organizations within the community.