07/06/2011 08:37 am ET Updated Sep 05, 2011

LZ Compliments: Lake Zurich Teen Tries Positive Social Media

There's a soon-to-be sophomore at Lake Zurich High School who is trying to change the way her fellow students communicate with each other on the Internet.

She started a page on Formspring on which middle school and high school students can anonymously compliment other students. Remaining anonymous herself, the student approves all compliments before they are posted to the site. Since it began this past spring, LZ Compliments has amassed more than 2,600 comments. While some focus on external attributes with students saying other students are "so pretty" or "gorgeous," others focus on students' personalities or integrity.

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