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Mayor Patrick McCool

Mayor Patrick McCool

 

Patrick McCool was elected in December of 2019 and is currently serving his first two-year term as Mayor.

Patrick McCool was born and raised in Polk County, NC. He is a graduate of Western Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics Education. He is also a graduate of Gardner Webb University with a Master of Arts degree in Executive Leadership Studies. He has been married to Kim Alewine for 35 years and has three children, Meredith, Morgan, and Seth, with five grandchildren.
Mayor McCool taught high school math for 32 years and has been retired for about five years. In addition to teaching, he also coached football, men’s tennis, wrestling, baseball, and men’s and women’s golf. Mayor McCool currently serves as the Polk County Historical Association president and enjoys genealogy. He attends the First Baptist Church of Landrum.

95 Walker Street Columbus, NC 28722 - P.O. Box 146 Columbus, NC 28722 Phone: 828-894-8236 Fax: 828-894-2797