Mickey Pringle

District #5

Mickey Pringle was born in Sanford, Florida. After graduating from Seminole High School he traveled to South Carolina State on a football scholarship. While attending South Carolina State, he met his wife Belinda of 40 years. They moved to Augusta, GA, where their daughter Shaneaqua was born, and Mickey began his coaching and teaching career. In 1988, his family moved to West Columbia, SC, and he continued his career in Richland School District One, Fairfield County, and Bamberg School District Two. As a coach, Mickey served as the head boys basketball coach, defensive coordinator, and head football coach. Mickey holds a B.S. Degree from SC State and two Master Degrees from Grand Canyon University. He was in administration for 16 years, with the last eight being the principal at Denmark-Olar, in Bamberg County, SC. He is currently the City Councilman for West Columbia District Five.

Accomplishments and Recognitions

Member of South Carolina High School League’s Executive Committee
South Carolina High School League President
President of Happy/Sugar Town Homeowners Association
West Columbia City Council Advisory Committee
Steward, Turner Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church
Member of the Official Board, Turner Memorial AME Church
South Carolina State University Physical Education Hall of Fame
South Carolina State University Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee
Recognized by Carolina Panthers as “Coach of the Week”
Honored as Turner Memorial AME Church “Man of the Year”
Brickyard Lodge #55 and Omar Temple #119 Bridge Builders Award
Recognized by Grace Christian Church “The Coach that Saved My Life”
West Columbia District 5 – City Councilman
Member of Cayce-West Columbia Dixie Youth Baseball Board of Directors
Honorary Coach Award, West Columbia Tigers Football Program
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Educational Achievement Award, Midlands Coalition of Churches

Term Expires 11/2021

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