Arts Council’s First Director Dies

The inital director of the Alleghany Highlands Arts Council has died. Sara Lu P. Snyder died at LewisGale Hospital-Alleghany, on January 5th. After graduation from Covington High School in 1955, she received a bachelor’s degree from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga. and a master’s degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Virginia. Mrs. Snyder is survived by her husband of 58 years, James D. Snyder. Sara Lu Snyder became a board member of the Alleghany Highlands Arts Council in 1965.