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. She and her husband Walker are expecting a boy in November of 2021. They have a dog named Pip. In her free time, she enjoys reading, working out, camping, traveling, bike riding, playing games, spending time with family, and watching movies. Mrs. Snyder and her husband, Walker, are members of Valhermoso Baptist Church. Her favorite Bible verse is Isaiah 40:31.