Born Between 1982 and 1995, millennial is the term used to describe the next generation. Characteristics include: a strong sense of citizenship, moral, confident, sociable, street smart, diverse. Millennials often are associated with being optimistic, stubborn and civic. Some important events of this generation include the columbine shooting, the death of princess Diana, World Trade Center attacks (1993 and 2001), Iraq. Trends include: Internet chat, Reality TV, school violence, multiculturalism. Through test scores and surveys millennials are showing more potential intellectually than their predecessors.
Me- 15 years old, internet junkie, smart, compassionate, responsible, confident, Independant, Ambitious, Aware, Talented, Curious.