Teenager Launches Twitter Account to Spread Compliments for Classmates

A high-school student launches a simple and effective anti-bullying campaign

By on January 8th, 2013 17:41 GMT

“A Sincere Compliment” is the initiative of a high-school student who, inspired by anti-bullying campaigns, decided to make a change.

Instead of trashing his classmates, he realized he would be better off saying nice things about them online.

It's strange that such a thing would be in the news, but I am so used to hearing of people writing vicious things about each other, especially young people, that his project comes as a breath of fresh air.

Jeremiah Anthony, from Iowa, put up Twitter handle @Westhighbros for exactly this purpose – writing positive messages. He presents it as a way of fighting bullying and creating a sense of communion in the classroom.

Jeremiah created the account in October 2011 and has since been able to send out over 3,200 tweets, Iowa City Patch writes.
Teenager Launches Twitter Account to Spread Compliments for Classmates
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