Dr. Jay Snyder, Principal

Principal of HMES Jay Snyder.
Mr. James "Jay" Snyder earned his Bachelor's degree from Virginia Tech and his Juris Doctorate from The University of Akron School of Law. Mr. Snyder is from Albemarle County in Virginia where he attended Albemarle High School growing up. In 2001, Mr. Snyder began his teaching career with Fredericksburg City Public Schools as a social studies teacher and coach at James Monroe High School. He later served as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Coordinator for JMHS. After seventeen years in the classroom, Mr. Snyder became Assistant Principal of JMHS in 2018, and is now Principal of Hugh Mercer Elementary.
Mr. Snyder met his wife, Rosalia Snyder,  in Fredericksburg and together they are raising two children that also attend Fredericksburg City Schools.  

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