Source: Chicago Tribune Date: February 9th 2016 Author: Charla Brautigam Hadley Middle School students were encouraged to speak up and take a stand against bullying at an assembly sponsored by the school’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). BMX champion Matt Wilhelm, who was bullied as a child, visited the school on Tuesday (Feb. 9) to talk […]
Matt Wilhelm’s school assembly program was held at Hawthorn North Elementary school in Vernon Hills, IL. The students learned how to stand up for one another and be everyday heroes. “Matt Wilhelm visited Elementary North and performed BMX bike tricks while sharing a powerful message about perseverance, character, and bullying. The assembly was entertaining and […]
CONGRATS – Whittier Elementary School Kindness Club! Student Services staff wrote and received a DPI AODA mini-grant. The goal of this grant was to decrease bullying type behaviors at Whittier. Student services staff formed a 5th-grade kindness club. Students lead a variety of activities throughout the school to promote acts of kindness. As part of […]
Students at Erie Elementary School in Erie, Illinois got see Matt Wilhelm’s school assembly program. The anti-bullying school assembly took place on Wednesday February 17th. Students from Kindergarten through fourth grade were in attendance. They got to see his BMX stunts and hear his inspiring story. After the assembly many teachers said this was the […]
BMX bike champion Matt Wilhelm comes to Bethany Lutheran School with his array of bike stunts and a clear anti-bullying message. By: Linda Fox / Naperville Patch Bethany Lutheran School kicked off Lutheran Schools Week 2016 with an inspirational assembly by Naperville’s own Matt Wilhelm. Matt has performed his BMX bike stunts and tricks on […]
Matt Wilhelm shared his message of perseverance and standing up for others at Ellsworth Elementary in Naperville, Illinois. Students were captivated by some of his signature tricks and inspired by his message. The principal, Cheryl Degan, has now seen Matt Wilhelm school assembly program three years in a row.
From: Montgomery Patch Lakewood Creek students were treated to an assembly on Wednesday about the Power of Character. Matt Wilhelm, BMX Champion and motivational speaker, came to demonstrate his talents and deliver a powerful message about perseverance, character, and bullying. Matt’s engaging presentation included demonstrations of his incredible bike tricks as well as sharing some […]
X Games medalist, America’s Got Talent semifinalist and amazing motivational speaker Matt Wilhelm visited St. Marcus School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Article: Joey Aguirre Photos: John Lovretta MORNING SUN — Even BMX riders get bullied. Matt Wilhelm is a three-time X-Games medalist, two-time National Champion and a semi-finalist on “America’s Got Talent.” As a kid, he was called, “Ears” and was constantly picked on for being skinny and dorky. He almost lost his bike once because […]
By: Kelly Nicholson PARIS — The students of Crestwood School gathered into the gym hoping for the guest speaker to crash on the floor. Matt Wilhelm, a professional BMX Rider, came to talk to the elementary and junior high students and performed bike tricks for everyone to enjoy. Taking the floor with jokes and energy, […]