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Landscape Maintenance

David Orr, Manager of Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance

David came to Cedarville University as a student groundkeeper in 1998 for the athletic grounds department. Since then he has worked in maintenance in grounds and as an electrical apprentice. In August 2005 he became a full-time groundskeeper. In 2012 he took his current position as Manager of Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance. David is a Certified Landscape Designer through Ashworth College, graduated from Southern State Community College Truck Driving Institute, and is certified by the Ohio Department of Agriculture in commercial pesticides in three categories.

David oversees the landscape maintenance and improvement of over 300 acres (not including Cedarville's 70-80 acres of athletic fields). David supervises four full-time staff, 12 summer student workers, and 20 school-year student workers. Together they serve the University by installing new scenery and maintaining the current landscape.


Grounds Staff Jeremiah Pennington

(left to right)
Steve Prether, David Orr, Paul Ware, Jeremiah Pennington