Anti-Bullying Assembly at South Newton a Huge Success

Anti-bullying assemblies in Indiana

The Newton County Enterprise newspaper came out to cover my show on October 16th at South Newton Grade School in Kentland, Indiana. The headline read “Anti-Bullying Assembly at South Newton a Huge Success,” and I can’t agree more. The kids loved the show and really connected with the message. Thanks again to South Newton for…

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Northwest Indiana Times Covers Matt’s Program

Indiana School Assemblies

A big thanks to the Times of Northwest Indiana for coming out to cover my show. I performed two school assemblies at Wilbur Wright Middle school on March 14th 2019. I was fortunate enough to share my story with over 900 students in grades six through eight. Here is a link to the article: Northwest…

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Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper Article

BMX School Assemblies in Edwardsville, Illinois

A big thanks to the Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper for coming out to cover my school assembly programs on January 22nd 2019.  I performed two school assemblies in Edwardsville, Illinois that day at Lincoln Middle School and Liberty Middle School. The shows were sponsored by Amazing Smiles Orthodontics as part of their community outreach and ongoing…

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Chicago Tribune Covers Matt’s Show in Lake Forest

Lake Forest School Assemblies

The Pioneer Press and Chicago Tribune came out to Sheridan Elementary School in Lake Forest to cover my show. Here is a link to the article in the Chicago Tribune. I am performing at all the elementary and middle schools in District 67 this year.  Big thanks to the Spirit of 67 for making these…

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Article and Video from Superior Newspaper

Matt Wilhelm performing at Northern Lights Elementary.

The Superior Telegram came to Northern Lights and Bryant Elementary Schools to cover my school assembly program.  The kids were very excited and made for a fantastic audience at both schools. This was my second year in a row performing at Bryant and first year performing at Northern Lights.  Please check the links below for…

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Newspaper Covers Matt Wilhelm’s Show

Kids cheering at Matt Wilhelm's anti-bullying school assembly in Lannon, WI.

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

Matt Wilhelm speaking at Cityside Middle School.

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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Chicago Tribune Recap of Show at Hadley Middle School

Matt Wilhelm speaking to students at Hadley Middle School in Homer Glen after an anti-bullying school assembly.

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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