State of Delaware Jefferson Award, the Daily Point’s of Light Award as the Nation’s Volunteer of the Day,
the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award, and many more.
She even had a day named after her in the city of Newark, “Vincenza Carrieri-Russo Day,” and was honored with the
National Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award for outstanding community service, which is considered to be the Nobel Prize for volunteerism.
She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of The Jefferson Awards.
In addition, Vincenza was named 2012 Woman of the Year Candidate & Spokesperson for
the Lukemia & Lymphoma Society
In 2002, she co-founded the literacy organization Success Won’t Wait Inc. when she was just an 18-year-old high school senior. Over the last 12 years, she has been active in promoting literacy and has helped collect and redistribute over 600,000 books to communities, schools, and non-profit organizations in need.
Top Women in Business 2015 by Delaware Today Magazine – 2015
Alexis I. DuPont High School Hall Of Fame – 2013
Woman of The Year Candidate, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – 2012
Calendar Cover Model – 2009 to 2010
Winner of 2008 Miss Delaware USA – 2007 to 2008
Delaware Today Magazine Top 40 Under 40, Cover Issue – 2008
State Miracle Maker Award from the Children’s Miracle Network – 2007
Outstanding Young Wilmingtonian Jaycees Nominee – 2006
National Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award for Service Benefiting a Local Community – 2006
Delaware’s Representative, National Jefferson Awards for Outstanding Community Service – 2006
Nikki Wolf Award, Volunteer of the Year, University of Delaware – 2006
Miss Delaware Pageant, Outstanding Community Service Award – 2004, 2006
Miss America Pageant, Outstanding Community Service Award – 2004, 2006
Daily Points of Light Award, Nation’s Volunteer of the Day – July 15, 2004
Tribute by Delaware’s Governor Ruth Ann Minner – 2008
“Vincenza Carrieri-Russo Day,” declared by Newark’s Mayor Vance Funk – July 15, 2004
Town and Gown Award for Community Service – University of Delaware – 2004, 2005, 2006
President’s Student Service Award, White House Initiative – 2003