Darcy Edwards is a former student and Spirit Squad Captain at Degrassi Community School, who left to do missionary work in Kenya, Africa during her senior year.She was first portrayed as a straight-laced, innocent Christian girl, who many found stuck up and judgmental.In Redemption Song, The Friendship Club has a picnic near a creek, and Darcy wears a bikini (which Spinner had earlier teased her about).On the trip, Jay tries to cause trouble and so Darcy gets to know him.Jay convinces her that Spinner will leave her for Manny if she doesn't have sex with him.Darcy then begins making out with Spinner but stops and begins crying.However, she was drugged and raped while attending a party which caused her to contract chlamydia.Following her assault, she became extremely unstable and unable to cope with her traumatic rape, sending her down a self-destructive, promiscuous and mentally unstable path.
Her younger sister, Clare Edwards and stepbrother Jake Martin have graduated from Degrassi.
What Rick did not know was that Toby gave her money to kiss him. In West End Girls, she agrees with Manny that Paige is not a good captain for the Spirit Squad and participates in Manny's plan to drop Paige during a cheer. In Foolin', Darcy takes pity on friendless Spinner and tells him that she accepts his past with Rick and the shooting.
She then invites him to the Christian group, The Friendship Club.
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