CDR William C. McCool ES/MS (formerly Guam South ES/MS) History

Opened: 1997

Commander William C. McCool Elementary/Middle School, formerly known as Guam South Elementary/Middle School, is in Sumay, Guam, on the Naval Station Military Base. The school was renamed for William Cameron “Willie” McCool on August 29, 2003. He was a US Navy Commander, NASA astronaut, and Columbia Space Shuttle pilot who was killed February 1, 2003, when Columbia disintegrated during re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere.

The school is comprised of approximately 830 students, Pre-K through eighth grade, with over eighty teachers and educational aides with diverse cultures and backgrounds.

The school mascot is the Seahawk.

The administrators for the 2022-23 school year are principal Dr. Willette Horne-Barnes and assistant principals Mr. Thomas Wingert and Ms. Virginia Espree.


Information from the DoDEA website

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