Fun factOnce did stand-up comedy!
You may recognize him from his roles on Blackstone and Delmer & Marta, or you may have heard that he’s produced a few films and web series himself, but it’s time to get to know DARCY WAITE as host of That’s AWSM! Outgoing, sporty, goofy, warm, and entertaining, Darcy is down to try any and all of our AWSM activities… unfortunately he doesn’t often get to! He can recite every single line from every Will Ferrell movie ever made, and will only drink coffee from Tim Horton’s, but there is nothing he loves more than meeting teens from communities all over Canada and helping them live their best AWSM lives – which makes him the perfect guy for the job!
CommunityShawanaga First Nation
Salina is a sixteen-year-old Ojibwe youth from Shawanaga First Nation. She is a rising volleyball star and hopes to one day compete in the Olympics. Salina is passionate about Indigenous rights and concerned about access to clean drinking water in Indigenous communities. Her favorite TV show is Degrassi: Next Class, which she watches between school, homework, sleep, and practice.
PassionShe loves cooking
Fun factShe is actually pretty shy!
Amanda Arcuri is an actor known for portraying Lola on the hit TV show Degrassi: Next Class, and has been nominated for a Canadian Screen Award in the youth category for her work on the show. She loves vintage shopping and is always looking for new thrift stores to hunt in. She loves travelling; in fact she is dying to visit Japan for the culture and fashion. She prioritizes spending time with her friends and family and loves to cook. She has double-jointed fingers and can even play the trumpet… a little bit.