Butler sophomore crowned 2016 500 Festival Queen
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A Butler University sophomore was crowned the 2016 500 Festival Queen Saturday.
Caitlyn Foye is a biology major and a graduate of Castle High School in Newburgh, Indiana.
As queen, Foye will receive a $1,500 educational scholarship.
She will participate in a variety of appearances throughout the week and participate in the Indianapolis 500 pre-race and Victory Circle celebrations. She will also continue to represent the 500 Festival at various functions throughout the year.
Foye is one of 33 women who were selected for the 2016 500 Festival Princess Program, each of which will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
The 2016 500 Festival Princesses represent 13 Indiana colleges and universities and 21 cities and towns across the state. With a cumulative GPA of 3.5, this year’s 500 Festival Princesses were selected from hundreds of applicants based upon communication skills, commitment to service, leadership, scholarship, professionalism.