Geneva City Schools Superintendent to deliver keynote address at TROY Dothan commencement ceremony

Ron Snell has been an educator for 37 years.

Ron Snell has been an educator for 37 years.

Ron Snell, Superintendent of Geneva City Schools, will provide the keynote address at TROY Dothan’s Spring Commencement on Sunday, May 19 at 3 p.m. at the Dothan Civic Center.

Over 100 undergrad and graduate students will receive their degrees during the ceremony. Tickets are not required.

Snell has been an educator for 37 years with 26 years of experience as a school administrator and 11 years as a high school history teacher and coach. He taught for six years in Atlanta, Georgia and five years in Geneva County Schools. 

Ron Snell
Ron Snell

He served as assistant principal for five years at both Samson and Slocomb high schools, as principal for eight years at Northview High School, for four years at Opp High School and for two years at T.R. Miller High School. Snell was appointed to Superintendent in 2018.

Snell graduated from Auburn University in 1987 with a Bachelor’s degree in social science education, followed by a Master’s degree in social science from Georgia State University in 1994 and an Education Specialist degree in educational leadership from Troy-Dothan in 2004. 

While serving at Hartford High School, he was named Teacher of the Year as well as Teacher of the Year for Geneva County School System. Additionally, he is Past President of Geneva Rotary and Geneva United Way and serves on the Wiregrass United Way Board of Directors.

He and his wife, Kim, have five children: Magen, Ben, Annamarie, Lanie and Caitlan Dovie. They also have 9 grandchildren: Evan, Aytch, Locke, Willow, Edie Pearl, Easton, Holland Grace, Merri Blair and Maybry. The pair attend Slocomb First Baptist Church.

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