Holland Sentinel Newspaper Article

The Holland Sentinel came out to Cityside Middle School in Holland, Michigan to cover Matt Wilhelm’s anti-bullying program. On Tuesday November 15th Matt performed at Creekside Middle School, Cityside Middle School, and Holland Christian Middle School. Matt shared his story with middle school students and encouraged them to stand up for others and “Be somebody’s […]

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School Assemblies on the First Day of School

Matt Wilhelm performed on the first day of school at Elmwood Elementary and Hester Jr. High.  Students were wowed by the tricks and heard Matt Wilhelm’s anti-bullying message loud and clear. Matt’s message at Elmwood Elementary centered on perseverance, resilience, kindness, and respect. At Hester Jr. High Matt focused on the same themes and tied […]

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Middle School Thank You Notes

Matt received 85 thank you notes in the mail from the 6th-grade at Paw Paw Middle School. The students saw Matt Wilhelm’s anti-bullying school assembly on March 30th. Judging from the content of the thank you cards, they all heard the message loud and clear. Below are some excerpts: “I loved how you taught us […]

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Chicago Tribune Recap of Show at Hadley Middle School

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 […]

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Anti-Bullying Assembly Visits Paris-Crestwood

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, […]

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