The word pry does not have the long e sound. It does have a long i sound though. Some other words like that are why, shy, and guy. There are other words where the y does have the long e sound, like candy or sandy.
Some words that start with a schwa A are about, above, alluvial, among, around Some E words may be considered to start with a schwa, such as evaluate. Some U words such as undo, understand, and unnerve may or may not be considered schwas.