Edward E. Balaban is a class of 1969 alumnus. He earned a BS in Industrial Arts Education from SUNY Oswego, completed a MS in Journalism/Public Relations from Syracuse University and was awarded a CAS in Educational Administration from Hofstra University. Balaban’s careers progressed from teacher to Navy Officer to school administrator and then to public affairs specialist. Concurrent with each position, he held several leadership positions at Lions International. He has long supported Stuyvesant High School, coordinating his class’ reunions, as well as other alumni and veteran organizations. Balaban is retired and lives near Saratoga Springs, New York. At SHSAA, Edwards serves as Chair of the Communications Committee.