She joins 32 other young ladies from across Indiana who will serve as ambassadors of the festival and the 91st running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race.
The young ladies were chosen from 235 applicants based on communication skills, poise, academic performance, and community and volunteer involvement.
The ladies attend 500 Festival events and programs during May and perform statewide community outreach programs. In addition, they are present at various Indianapolis Motor Speedway functions and participate in the pre-race ceremonies and Victory Circle celebration.
Megan is the daughter of Randy and Laurie Owen, and is the granddaughter of Tracey and Marie Owen, who were featured in the November/December 2006 issue of FGBC World. For more information on the princess program, log onto http://www.500festival.com/events/PrincessProgram.asp