Barry Snyder was a 2008 graduate of Grove City College. In the Fall of 2009 he was accepted into the Officer Training School of the United States Air Force. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the Air Force on February 18, 2011 - 3 days before his death in a tragic accident.
Dr. Snyder and his wife Sandy started the 2nd Lt. Barrett A. Snyder Scholarship Endowment at Grove City College in memory of their son. The 2nd Lt. Barrett A. Snyder Scholarship is awarded annually to a student in need of financial assistance at Grove City College. To date, more than $25,000 has been raised.
Discounts are offered at Barrett Vision Center to anyone contributing to the scholarship fund.