Anti-Bullying Assembly at Nelson School

Matt Wilhelm riding the bike upside down

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. [blockquote quote=”My students all made wonderful reflections about the performance, what was interesting was the message stuck with them much more!!! They…

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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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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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Bethany Lutheran School – Naperville Matt Wilhelm Show

Matt Wilhelm teaching a student a trick during the show at Bethany Lutheran School in Naperville.

BMX bike champion Matt Wilhelm comes to Bethany Lutheran School with his array of bike stunts and a clear anti-bullying message. By: Linda Fox / Naperville Patch Bethany Lutheran School kicked off Lutheran Schools Week 2016 with an inspirational assembly by Naperville’s own Matt Wilhelm. Matt has performed his BMX bike stunts and tricks on…

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Anti-Bullying School Assembly in Naperville, IL

Matt Wilhelm shared his message of perseverance and standing up for others at Ellsworth Elementary in Naperville, Illinois.  Students were captivated by some of his signature tricks and inspired by his message. [blockquote quote=”Matt Wilhelm entertained us with tricks, inspiring messages of perseverance, respect, and being proud of yourself.” source=”Julie McCarty – 4th Grade Teacher”]…

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Anti-Bullying Assembly Visits Montgomery, IL

[lead]Anti-Bullying Assembly Visits Lakewood Creek Elementary[/lead] From: Montgomery Patch Lakewood Creek students were treated to an assembly on Wednesday about the Power of Character. Matt Wilhelm, BMX Champion and motivational speaker, came to demonstrate his talents and deliver a powerful message about perseverance, character, and bullying. Matt’s engaging presentation included demonstrations of his incredible bike…

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BMX Rider Was Bullied, Shares His Story

[lead]From The Hawkeye Newspaper[/lead] Article: Joey Aguirre Photos: John Lovretta MORNING SUN — Even BMX riders get bullied. Matt Wilhelm is a three-time X-Games medalist, two-time National Champion and a semi-finalist on “America’s Got Talent.” As a kid, he was called, “Ears” and was constantly picked on for being skinny and dorky. He almost lost…

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Anti-Bullying Assembly Visits Paris-Crestwood

[lead]From the Paris Beacon News[/lead] 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…

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