E. A. “Pete” Goldsby Silver Medal Award

About the Award

The highest personal award presented by the American Advertising Federation– Baton Rouge is the E. A. Pete Goldsby Award, presented each year to the person who has made the greatest overall contribution to the advertising profession. The Goldsby Silver Award is named for the late E.A. “Pete” Goldsby. Mr. Goldsby was the advertising manager of the State-Times/Morning Advocate and gave most generously of his time and talents to the advertising profession as well as many civic, fraternal and charitable activities. After his death in 1954, the Board of Directors of the Advertising Club of Baton Rouge established the Goldsby Award, to be presented to worthy recipients for outstanding contributions in the interest of advertising.

Nominate Someone Deserving

Directors of the Advertising Club of Baton Rouge established the Goldsby Award, to be presented to worthy recipients for outstanding contributions in the interest of advertising.

Basis of the award:

  • Overall contributions to the advertising profession.
  • Contributions to building a better Baton Rouge, especially through projects which promote the civic good through advertising.
  • Continuing contributions towards the development of young people entering the advertising profession.
  • Contributions need not have been made in the year of the nomination, and should be based on a lifetime accumulation.
  • The current President of this organization is ineligible during his/her tenure as President.
  • Need not be a current or past member of this organization to be eligible.

The nomination should be typed and emailed as a PDF file or Word document stating your reasons for nominating your choice for the Goldsby Silver Medal Award. Remember that detailed information will help the judges in making their selection. The Goldsby Silver Medal Award winner will be selected on the basis of the facts presented in the written nomination, plus any additional information easily available to the Goldsby Selection Committee.

The winner will be announced annually at Baton Rouge American Advertising Awards Show.

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    Previous Goldsby Winners

    2021 – Taylor Bennett
    2020 – Marie Constantin
    2019 – Stafford Wood
    2018 – John Maginnis
    2017 – Connie McLeod
    2016 – Steve Davison
    2015 – Jeff Wright
    2014 – Curtis Vann
    2013 – Tommy Teepell
    2012 – Julio Melara
    2011 – Don Cassano
    2010 – Elizabeth Perry
    2009 – Francelle Theriot
    2008 – Saundra Lane
    2007 – Jeff English
    2006 – Greg Milneck
    2005 – Gerry Lane
    2004 – Angela deGravelles
    2003 – David Humphreys
    2001-02 – Jensen Holiday
    2000 – Otey White, Karen Gaupp-Wozniak
    1999 – Rod Parker
    1998 – Rolfe McCollister, Jr.
    1997 – Gerald Bower
    1996 – Charles East, Jr.
    1995 – Al McDuff
    1994 – Pat Cheramie
    1993 – Gus Wales
    1992 – Sonny Cranch
    1991 – Diane Allen
    1990 – J.H. Martin
    1989 – Sandy Deslatte
    1988 – Martin Flanagan
    1987 – Cyril Vetter
    1986 – Gus Weill
    1985 – Allen McCarty
    1984 – Don Berlin
    1983 – Jules Mayeux, Grace McElveen
    1982 – Don Stewart
    1981 – Bob Furlow
    1980 – Art Root
    1979 – Mervin Rhys
    1978 – Jerry Turk
    1977 – Kevin Reilly
    1976 – Charlie Kantrow
    1975 – Lamar Simmons
    1974 – Charles Manship
    1973 – Ralph Sims
    1972 – Orene Muse
    1971 – Douglas L. Manship
    1970 – Roger Davison
    1969 – Annie-Claire Mote
    1968 – Jack Sanders
    1967 – Tom Gibbens
    1966 – Allan Brent
    1965 – Pres Kors
    1964 – Bob Earle
    1963 – Tommy McGuire
    1962 – Lee Herzberg
    1961 – Charles Garvey
    1960 – J.B. Myers
    1959 – Vic Ehr
    1958 – Frank Kean
    1957 – Alvin H. Meyer
    1956 – Roland Caldwell
    1955 – Foy Bennett