Mandy Snyder teaches 4th grade at the Academy. She grew up in Somerville, Alabama, and earned her B.S. in Elementary Education (K-6) from the University of Alabama. Prior to coming to the Academy, she worked as an aide in a special education preschool at Cotaco Elementary, also serving as their middle school volleyball coach. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching movies, running, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, and traveling. Mrs. Snyder and her husband, Walker, are members of Valhermoso Baptist Church. Her favorite Bible verse is Isaiah 40:31.