Jeff and Dana VanAutreve (left), owners of Second Story Teen Center in Princeton, recently presented Beckett Conwell (right) of Princeton with a recognition plaque expressing gratitude for his decision to build new shelves in the Second Story pantry. This summer, Conwell organized a team to help build the shelving unit as part of his Eagle Scout project. The VanAutreves said the new shelving was a much-needed project in their pantry, which serves the teens who attend Second Story. The new shelves have allowed the pantry area to be more organized and have provided additional space to shelve the items teens need at home. The items range from foods geared for teenagers to laundry soup, hygiene items, household items, school supplies, clothing and more. The new shelving also holds sewing materials used by teens at the center for projects. Dana said the pantry area has not been as organized as it is today thanks to Conwell’s willingness to build the shelves. The unit will pay tribute to his work with a plaque that will hang on the shelves as a reminder of Conwell’s hard work, dedication and giving spirit.
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