Princess Program

Cultivating Indiana’s Next Generation of Leaders

2017 500 Festival Princesses

The 2017 500 Festival Princesses represent 13 Indiana colleges and universities and 22 cities and towns across the state. With a cumulative GPA of 3.7, this year’s 500 Festival Princesses were selected based on communication skills, academic performance and community involvement.

  • Lore'al Avery

    Indianapolis, a graduate of Merrillville High School and a junior at IUPUI majoring in Finance and Accounting and minoring in Communications.

  • Carly Bailey

    Zionsville, a graduate of Zionsville Community High School and a junior at Purdue University majoring in Nursing.

  • Shivani Bajpai

    Zionsville, a graduate of Carmel High School and a senior at IUPUI majoring in Biology and minoring in Spanish, Chemistry, Medical Humanities and Health Studies.

  • Esther Bower

    Oxford, a graduate of Benton Central Junior/Senior High School and a sophomore at Ball State University majoring in Journalism News, Telecommunications and Dance.

  • Mackenzie Burnworth

    Westfield, a graduate of Westfield High School and a junior at University of Saint Francis majoring in Risk Management and Insurance.

  • Annie Cole

    Indianapolis, a graduate of Pike High School and a sophomore at Taylor University majoring in Elementary Education and minoring in Orphans and Vulnerable Children and Psychology.

  • Katherine Cole

    Westfield, a graduate of Westfield High School and a senior at Indiana University majoring in Secondary Life Science Education and minoring in Spanish.

  • Jessica De la Cruz

    Indianapolis, a graduate of Southport High School and a senior at Indiana University majoring in Journalism and Spanish and minoring in Latino Studies and Portuguese.

  • Kylie Echard

    Wabash, a graduate of Northfield High School and a junior at Purdue University majoring in Agribusiness and Agronomy.

  • Anna Marie Farlow

    Wabash, a graduate of Southwood High School and a senior at Indiana University majoring in Biology and minoring in Chemistry, Psychology and Exercise Science.

  • Karlee Gable

    Muncie, a graduate of Yorktown High School and a freshman at Indiana State University majoring in Elementary Education and minoring in Reading and Special Education.

  • Amanda Hawkins

    Noblesville, a graduate of Noblesville High School and a senior at Ball State University majoring in Elementary Education and minoring in Interpersonal Relations.

  • Destiny Hibbs

    Evansville, a graduate of North High School and a senior at Indiana University majoring in Human Biology and minoring in Psychology.

  • Madison Kovacs

    Whiteland, a graduate of Whiteland Community High School and a junior at the University of Indianapolis majoring in Psychology and Pre-Occupational Therapy and minoring in Gender Studies.

  • Katie Krempp

    Jasper, a graduate of Jasper High School and a junior at Purdue University majoring in Nursing.

  • Hannah Kruger

    Hillsdale, a graduate of South Vermillion High School and a sophomore at Butler University majoring in Psychology and Strategic Communications and minoring in Spanish.

  • Jackie Leeuw

    South Whitley, a graduate of Columbia City High School and a senior at Saint Joseph’s College majoring in Business Administration and Communications.

  • Lauren Lowry

    Indianapolis, a graduate of Park Tudor School and a senior at Indiana University majoring in Accounting and Tech Management and minoring in Spanish.

  • Mannah Mace

    Brazil, a graduate of Northview High School and a freshman at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College majoring in Business Administration and minoring in Marketing and Spanish.

  • Kayla Meeks

    Peru, a graduate of Peru High School and a junior at Indiana University Kokomo majoring in Nursing and minoring in Psychology.

  • Quinci Miller

    Greencastle, a graduate of Greencastle High School and a sophomore at DePauw University majoring in Communications and minoring in Business Administration.

  • Sam Mitchell

    Bedford, a graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School and a sophomore at IUPUI majoring in Political Science and minoring in English and History.

  • Lauren Peacock

    Winchester, a graduate of Winchester Community High School and a senior at Purdue University majoring in Agribusiness and minoring in Communications and Farm Management.

  • Jamie Rehm

    Indianapolis, a graduate of Mt. Vernon High School and a junior at IUPUI majoring in Nursing.

  • Emma Schaefer

    Fort Wayne, a graduate of Caroll High School and a junior at Ball State University majoring in Telecommunications and Spanish.

  • Amna Sohail

    Indianapolis, a graduate of Lawrence Central High School and a senior at IUPUI majoring in Chemistry and minoring in Spanish and Math.

  • Ali Sparkman

    Clarksville, a graduate of Clarksville Senior High School and a junior at IUPUI majoring in Exercise Science – Pre Physical Therapy and minoring in Health Education.

  • Ashley Spears

    Fortville, a graduate of Mt. Vernon High School and a senior at IUPUI majoring in Human Resource Management and Business Management.

  • Olivia Walker

    Carmel, a graduate of Carmel High School and a senior at Purdue University receiving her Doctorate of Pharmacy.

  • Allie Watson

    New Palestine, a graduate of New Palestine High School and a graduate student at Butler University studying to be a Physician’s Assistant.

  • Justine Weatherman

    Clayton, a graduate of Cascade High School and a graduate student at Purdue University receiving her Master’s in Business Administration.

  • Emily Weiss

    Carmel, a graduate of Guerin Cathloic High School and a senior at Indiana University majoring in Exercise Science and minoring in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management.

  • Taylor Wong

    Indianapolis, a graduate of Roncalli High School and a junior at Ball State University majoring in Athletic Training and Studio Art Drawing.