Wheeling High School Performance

I performed at Wheeling High School for their Snowball program “Make a Wish.”  I love performing at high schools, and high school students are often my favorite audience. Many of the students approached me afterward to tell me how they connected with my story.  It is extremely rewarding to make a difference in the life […]

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Kenilworth Show – Eight Years in a Row

I performed for the kids of Kenilworth, IL this summer for the eighth year in a row.  That means every single kid at this camp has seen my show every single year they have been a camper.  Thanks to all the campers and staff members who keep inviting me back. Also thanks to Madison Roberts […]

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Middle School Student Feedback

Matt Wilhelm performed at Hawthorn Middle School North in Vernon Hills, Illinois. The entire student body of about 600 students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade attended the assembly. Here are some highlights and take aways from the students. “Your speech was very inspiring to my friends and I. After you visited our school we […]

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Newspaper Covers Matt Wilhelm’s Show

Northwest Now (a division of USA Today) came out to Lannon Elementary School on January 25th 2017 to cover Matt Wilhelm’s anti-bullying school assembly program. Fourth-grade teacher Marianne Baker said she was amazed Wilhelm was able to keep 330 kids captivated for so long. “I absolutely loved his message,” Baker said. “It was a great visual presentation for what […]

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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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Anti-Bullying Assembly at Nelson School

Matt Wilhelm brought his awesome BMX moves and important messages of kindness, bullying, and tenacity to Nelson School. Students in kindergarten through sixth grade listened to Matt’s message as they watched his tricks.

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Anti-Bullying School Assembly in Vernon Hills

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 […]

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School Assembly at Erie Elementary

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 […]

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