Mrs. Mercante graduated from CHS in 2004. After graduating from LSU in 2008, she interned and worked in broadcasting for a short while before becoming a teacher.
Prior to teaching at CHS, Mrs. Mercante taught English at Independence High School and broadcast technology at Independence Middle School, both in Tangipahoa Parish. This is Mrs. Mercante's fifth year at CHS.
Mrs. Mercante is married and has two sons. She enjoys coaching the CHS cheerleaders and helping to cheer on the Lions.