Kirsten Bourn was raised in Toronto and began acting in 1988. She played Tessa Campanelli for 5 years on Degrassi Junior High,Degrassi High and the series finale School’s Out and enjoyed all of the many parts she played. After completing the series, she continued her education and became a teacher, and then an administrator. Kirsten is married and a mother of three. She remembers her time on Degrassi fondly and looks forward to meeting all of the fans at Ottawa Comiccon and sharing her experiences with them.