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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1st Place International Photography Awards

I’m excited to announce that the photoshoot I did with Rob Gregory earned 1st place in the International Photography Awards. The International Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. We won the […]

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Hero Inside Launches

I am excited to announce the launch of Hero Inside. So what is Hero Inside? Hero Inside is a FREE video series and discussion guide that teachers can use in the classroom after my presentation. Grade level specific Strategies on how to safely speak up in a bullying situation Role playing situations Shows what bullying […]

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Photoshoot Gone Wild

I did the craziest photo shoot with award-winning photographer Rob Gregory. Rob’s work has been featured in Time Magazine and many other prestigious publications, so when he reached out to me I jumped at the opportunity. We both wanted to do something unique that hadn’t been done before in BMX. We shot at St. Boniface Church […]

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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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