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News > Archives & History > Neil du Toit (Gray House, Gr 11) and Jonty Wright (Kidd House, Gr 11) on a visit to the Museum.

Neil du Toit (Gray House, Gr 11) and Jonty Wright (Kidd House, Gr 11) on a visit to the Museum.

Neil du Toit and Jonty Wright were among the visitors at the Museum, Yesterday, at the occasion of the Awareness Initiative for the Museum, for Bishops students.
Gr 11s from Bishops, at the Museum
Gr 11s from Bishops, at the Museum
Jonty Wright visiting the Museum yesterday with Colleague Neil du Toit, discovered that he was born on the exact day that OD Astronoaut Mark Shuttelworth went into space - 2 Sept 2002.  Neil du Toit was born a few months earlier on 25 April 2002.  Jonty and Neil were among the students who visited the Museum as part of the Initiative to make Bishops students more aware of its history.  The Curator Dr Paul Murray showed them around and asked some questions about what kinds of exhibits they would like to see at the Museum ... they answered, exhibits that show 'then-andnow' scenes.  Jonty and Neil are pictured standing next to a replica of the lid that sealed the Time Capsule (at the College next to the Science Bloc) as a tribute to Mark Shuttelworth on the occasion of his venture into Space. Facing the photograph, Neil is on the left and Jonty on the right.

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