- Recognized for strength and courage, Michelle was chosen as one of the Indiana Bicentennial Torchbearers
- The Special Courage Award (from U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder) – The Special Courage Award recognizes bravery in the aftermath of a crime or a courageous act on behalf of a potential victim or victim.
- Distinguished Hoosier Award (from Indiana Governor, Mitch Daniels)
- Distinguished South Side High School Alumni Award
- Distinguished Alumnus Award Hamilton County Leadership Academy
- May 24, 2010 – Michelle Corrao Day (Declared by Noblesville Mayor John Ditslear)
- Special Recognition from U.S. Representative Dan Burton
- Graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy