Mrs. Dardenne joined St. Peter Catholic School volunteering as an aid to the art teacher in 1989-1990 school year. She began teaching art the following year. Mrs. Dardenne was born in Oklahoma and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mrs. Dardenne attended catholic schools her entire school career. She began teaching private art lessons at age 16. Substitute teaching, physicality manager, teacher’s aid, custodial supervisor, fair chair person, and parent are some of the roles Mrs. Dardenne has had at St. Peter. Mrs. Dardenne has a enormous love for teaching, and developing the art program at St. Peter Catholic School.