Catholic Schools Week Assemblies

Matt Wilhelm performing a trick at St. Joseph Catholic School during Catholic Schools Week.

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…

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2018 PBIS Kickoff and Kindness Assembly

Matt Wilhelm performing at Stanton Middle School

I had the privilege to kick off Stanton Middle School’s PBIS assembly on Monday January 8th 2018. What an awesome group of students!!!  The 5th-8th graders at Stanton were very excited to see the show and hear the message. I spoke about perseverance, kindness, resilience, and being “Someone’s Batman.”  All too often middle school students…

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Wheeling High School Performance

Matt Wilhelm performing the FOB spin at Wheeling High School.

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

Matt Wilhelm riding in St. Boniface Church.

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

Matt Wilhelm performing a Gutlever.

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

Thank You Letters From Hawthorn Middle School Students.

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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