LAGB Hall of Fame

“We came. We saw. We kicked it’s ass!” – Dr. Peter Venkman

HONORARY MEMBERS:

Ernest Lee Hudson: Inducted January 2011

Ernie Hudson is inducted as our first Honorary Member.
Ernie Hudson is inducted as our first Honorary Member.

Daniel Edward Aykroyd : Inducted January 2012

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Dan Aykroyd, Honorary LAGB Member

Bo Bearden of the Alabama Ghostbusters : Inducted January 2012

Honey Gayle Poe Bearden of the Alabama Ghostbusters : Inducted January 2012

Bo and Honey Gayle Bearden of the Alabama Ghostbusters are inducted as full Honorary LAGBs.
Bo and Honey Gayle Bearden of the Alabama Ghostbusters are inducted as full Honorary LAGBs.

Robin Shelby and Sean Spence : Inducted May 2013

Robin Shelby and Sean Spence, Honorary Members, LAGB
Robin Shelby and Sean Spence, Honorary Members, LAGB

Kyle Stephens : Inducted January 2016
Jonathan Belyeu : Inducted January 2016

Kyle and Jonathan have assisted at at least two charitable LAGB events, and though they are Wolves at heart, they have done great things for our franchise as well, and so we have made them family.

CHALLENGE COIN RECIPIENTS AWARDED FOR EXCELLENCE:

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The Louisiana Ghostbusters Award for Excellence

Benjamin Langlinais, April 2011

Co-Founder of LAGB and top Earner at Relay for Life 2011
Co-Founder of LAGB and top Earner at Relay for Life 2011

Julie Kinney, October 2012

Shortly after this photo, Julie was presented with her coin.
Shortly after this photo, Julie was presented with her coin as top earner at Making Strides 2012.

The League of S.T.E.A.M., August 2011
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Winner, 2011 Golden Ghost Fan’s Choice Award for Best Fan Film

Scott Silver and The Ghostbusters of Salt Lake, August 2011

 

Scott SilverRunner-Up, 2011 Golden Ghost Fan's Choice Award for Best Fan Film
Scott SilverRunner-Up, 2011 Golden Ghost Fan’s Choice Award for Best Fan Film

 

 

Jaime Hitchcock, September 2011

For support of PKE Surge and Award development.
For support of PKE Surge and Award development.

B.S.I. Comics, September 2011

Awarded for Outstanding Support of our Fundraising Efforts against Breast Cancer
Awarded for Outstanding Support of our Fundraising Efforts against Breast Cancer

Jack Dupuy, April 2012

Jack Dupuy receives a coin as Franchise Manager from Co-Founder Savann Mok at Relay 2012.
Jack Dupuy receives a coin as Franchise Manager from Co-Founder Ben Langlinais at Relay 2012.

Savann Mok, April 2012

Jack Dupuy receives a coin as Franchise Manager from Co-Founder Savann Mok at Relay 2012.
Savann Mok receives his coin from Manager, Jack Dupuy.  Savann won the award as CO-Founder and franchise Art Designer.

David Johnson, April 2012

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David Johnson received his coin as Co-Founder and for exceptional dedication to his franchise.

Randy Hawthorne, April 2012

Randy Hawthorne received a coin as the top earner of Relay 2012 and for web design on the franchise web page.
Randy Hawthorne received a coin as the top earner of Relay 2012 and for web design on the franchise web page.

Ben Weinstein and the Chubby Skinny Kids, September 2012, (2 COINS)


 

Winner, 2012 Golden Ghost Awards, Best Fan Film
Winner, Best Ensemble Cast, 2012 Golden Ghost Awards Fan Film Contest

The Twin City Ghostbusters, September 2012

 

Runner-Up, 2012 Golden Ghost Awards, Best Fan Film
“Ghostbustin’ 911” Episode

Hank Braxtan of BraxtanFILM, September 2012

 

Winner, Best Effects, 2012 Golden Ghost Awards Fan Film Contest
“Return of the Ghostbusters”

Scott Silver and The Ghostbusters of Salt Lake, September 2012



 

Winner, Best Original Script, 2012 Golden Ghost Awards Fan Film Contest

Burr Martin, September 2012


 

Winner, Outstanding Performance by an Actor, 2012 Golden Ghost Awards Fan Film Contest

Joe Martin, September 2012

For design work in building The Ecto LA-2 as well as 2 year’s worth of Golden Ghost Awards design, and for being Louisiana’s first Ghostbusters superfan.

 

Nicholas Lapeyrouse, May 2013

For exceptional dedication and loyalty to his franchise.
For exceptional dedication and loyalty to his franchise.

Ernest Lee Hudson, May 2013

For being so great to his fans as well as for service as Judge for LAGB's Fan Film Contest, The Golden Ghost Awards
For being so great to his fans as well as for service as Judge for LAGB’s Fan Film Contest, The Golden Ghost Awards

Robin Shelby of Ghostbusters 2 and Ghostbusters: Answer the Call fame, May 2013

For being so great to fans of Ghostbusters and for serving as Judge for the Golden Ghost Awards
For being so great to fans of Ghostbusters and for serving as Judge for the Golden Ghost Awards

Brock Parker, May 2013

For exemplifying what it means to be a good fan and a good person. Also, for indestructible and infallible hair follicles.
For exemplifying what it means to be a good fan and a good person. Also, for indestructible and infallible hair follicles.

Chris “CJ” Gardemal, October 2013

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For going beyond the call of membership in exercising great fandom with the construction, operation, and maintenance of a committed Ecto Unit which has greatly embellished our charitable success.

 

Denise “Sass Master” DeJean, October 2013

For demonstrating exceptional leadership, dependability, and moral fortitude.
For demonstrating exceptional leadership, dependability, and moral fortitude.

James “Deuce” Gaspard, October 2013

For being an all around LAGB renaissance man and work horse.
For being an all around LAGB renaissance man and work horse.

Jason Williams, November 1, 2014
Jessica Williams, November 1, 2014

These coins are awarded for pure excellence in going above and beyond the call of a Louisiana Ghostbusters volunteer. The WIlliams have timelessly demonstrated their commitment by making themselves major players within our organization despite being located out of state in Mississippi.
These coins are awarded for pure excellence in going above and beyond the call of a Louisiana Ghostbusters volunteer. The WIlliams’ have timelessly demonstrated their commitment by making themselves major players within our organization despite being located out of state in Mississippi.

Nathan Warner, January 12, 2015

Nathan Warner received his coin long overdue, months after we decided to recognize his tireless effort to make our franchise awesome including one birthday party he did all by himself!
Nathan Warner received his coin long overdue, months after we decided to recognize his tireless effort to make our franchise awesome including one birthday party he did all by himself!

Emily Harris, March 2015

For being one of our very first recruits and always a strong moral compass, peace maker, and surrogate mom to the franchise. Hardest worker you could every meet.

Damon Breland, June 5, 2015

Damon was coined for enthusiasm as an earner at conventions, for travelling great distances to participate at events, for producing an Ecto prop used at Hospital visits and parades, and for assisting with the web site. All of these go above and beyond the expectations of a typical member.

 

Brandon Moreau, February 2016

Brandon has been a long standing loyal member of the franchise providing hard work, hospitality, unconditional love and support, and even an Ectomobile to help our the LAGB cause.

Ivan Reitman, March 2016

Godfather of Ghostbusters. Director. Executive Producer. The captain of the ship. The inspiration behind Ghost Corps. Ivan’s connection to the Ghostbusters fan base and his unmistakable role as a creative force in the franchise is legendary.

Erich Reich, March 2016

LAGB Co-Founder Ben Langlinais presents a Challenge Coin and Honorary Membership Plaque to Ghost Corps Liason, Eric Reich, who’s thoughtfulness, accessibility, resourcefulness, and public outreach has been unmatched in all of fandom.

 

 

Paul Feig, March 2016

Paul Feig wrote and directed Ghostbusters: Answer the Call, but beyond that his outreach to the fans and devotion to decency within the fandom has won over folks over.

 

 

Cherie Langlinais, March 2016

Coined for years of support both of a founding member and at events such as parades and conventions. Without our spouses, we could never accomplish so much.

 

Claire Mok, March 2016

Coined for years of service to LAGB at a variety of events and support of a founding member without which we could never have accomplished so much.

Ernie Hudson, June 2016

For being an amazing connection between fans and the makers of Ghostbusters. Friendly, honest, loyal, and just a wonderful person and entertainer. One of the best parts of the Ghostbusters brand.

Lauren Langenstein, October 2016

Lauren’s coin was awarded for reliability and for a probably record number of events her rookie year. Within months of becoming a member she had an amazing home made scratch built pack. The uncanny Melnitz-like resemblence has nothing to do with her excellence. We call that lagniappe!

 

 

Ira – An energetic young man with a heart of gold. March 24, 2018

“This is who we are. This is what we do.” – Tom Gebhardt, Ghostheads.

The Louisiana Ghostbusters mandate is public service. This special case involving a little boy with a heart condition is an example of why we do what we do.

In 2011 when young Ira was facing his third heart operation, he was asked what his Make-A-Wish America choice would be. He wanted to meet Ghostbusters. There wasn’t much going on with the franchise at the time and his family wasn’t aware of any local franchises to call, so Ira had to go with his second choice to meet Buzz Lightyear.

Needless to say, Ira’s mom found out about who we are and what we do, so we secretly prepared to have him meet up with us at one of our fan filming locations. Ira was told he was going to Toys R Us by his mom to obscure the real destination. As the ride progressed and the landscape became more rural, he kept asking his mom if she was sure there was a Toys R Us where he was going. Ira couldn’t see over the seat in his mom’s vehicle so it was a huge surprise when he got out and realized there was an ECTO and a whole bunch of suited up Louisiana Ghostbusters. Not only did Ira receive a whole storage container full of Ghostbuster memorabilia but he got to ride in the ECTO and play with the lights and siren. After that, he played a part in the film as a child of a home owner who just encountered a ghostly presence. Ira was presented with inducted as a honorary member of the Ghostbusters and also was given one of the highly sought after challenge coins.

Thanks to our members who donated so many toys and comics, the staff of Ghost Corps, artist Tim Lattie (Lattie Ink), Actress Robin Shelby, and Actor Ernie Hudson for their contributions to this endeavor.

 

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LAGB Challenge Coins like to assemble on special occasions.
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