There was an excellent write up of my school assembly program in the Joliet Patch this week. I performed for over 1,000 fifth and sixth graders at Orenic Intermediate School in Plainfield, Illinois. Here is a link to the article.
Big thanks to the Rockford Register Star for coming out to my show at Roscoe Middle School. They shot some great photos and wrote a nice article about the show. Here is a link to the article.
Don’t Book an Assembly Without Asking These Questions Booking a school assembly can seem like a fairly daunting task, especially if you haven’t done it before. However, it can be quite simple if you know the right questions to ask. Here are the seven questions that you should ask every school performer before you book. […]
Catholic Schools Week is always a busy one for my assembly program. This year I performed 19 shows in five days during Catholic Schools Week. All of students (and staff) loved the tricks and message. My message of kindness, standing up for others, and resilience always fits in nicely with whatever theme the school selects […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Belleville News-Democrat came out to cover Matt Wilhelm’s anti-bullying program on October 14th, 2016. Here is a link to the article: Click Here for the Full Article
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 […]
X Games medalist, America’s Got Talent semifinalist and amazing motivational speaker Matt Wilhelm visited St. Marcus School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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, […]