Special Olympics of NKY Honors Cov Cath Teacher
This afternoon, Covington Catholic High School announced that William (“Bill”) Snyder was recently chosen as the recipient of the Dave Hester Special Recognition Award from the Special Olympics of Northern Kentucky.
John Foppe, Special Olympics of NKY Basketball Coordinator, and Jan Castle, Special Olympics of NKY Awards Coordinator, surprised Snyder with the presentation of the award at an all-school assembly at Covington Catholic on March 27. Snyder was recognized for his fifteen years of leadership of the CCH Community Service Program. The program, began by Snyder in 2000, has enabled Cov Cath students to serve Special Olympics, as well as many other agencies and programs in the community.
Snyder began teaching at CCH in 2001 after 30 years in the business world during which time he was a partner in two businesses and served on the boards of two banks and many community organizations including the Ft. Wright City Council. Prior to completing his undergraduate degree, Snyder attended seminary for two years and served four years of active duty in the Navy. Snyder was chosen Diocesan High School Religion Teacher of the Year for 2013 and Hixson Corporation Teacher of the Year finalist for 2012. He is a Covington Catholic alumnus and a graduate of Xavier University. He teaches Religion and Psychology, and also serves as moderator of the popular Fishing Club at Cov Cath.
- Staff report/Photo (L to R): Mr. John Foppe (Special Olympics of NKY Basketball Coordinator), Mr. Bill Snyder, Ms. Jan Castle (Special Olympics of NKY Awards Coordinator)