The Chancellor's Award from the University of Missouri - St. Louis for the St. Louis Storytelling Festival Under the Arch Committee
The Jane O'Brien Award from the Illinois Library Association - 2002
Illinois ArtsTour Roster 2004-2005, 2006-2007, 2008-2009
The Illinois State Board of Education recognizes Marilyn Kinsella as certified to grant CUPDs to teachers who attend her workshops
UMSL's July 2007, Volunteer of the Month Award.
St. Louis Storytelling Festival's "Christine Eveland Volunteer of the Year Award" 2007
UMSL's Volunteer of the Year Award - 2008