Former Pretoria Boys High School headmaster Bill Schroder has set the report straight about Elon Musk. For years, it was believed that the billionaire was bullied whereas he attended college in South Africa.
A letter from Musk’s headmaster made its means on-line
BizNews reportedly obtained a letter from Schroder the place he cleared the air about Musk’s time education there. Schroder famous that there it had been properly documented that Musk was bullied and sad earlier than transferring to Pretoria Boys High.
“It is well documented in a number of biographies that Elon was bullied and an unhappy schoolboy in a school in Johannesburg and was moved to Pretoria Boys High in Grade 10. There is no evidence that he was poorly treated at Boys High and when he matriculated, he went to Canada where his mother was living,”
the letter learn.
In 2015, BizNews was allegedly contacted by Errol Musk, Elon’s father. Errol advised the publication that he didn’t recognise his son after an assault he confronted. This incident occurred at one other Gauteng-based highschool, not Pretoria Boys High.
Schroder speaks concerning the billionaire’s donation to his former highschool
Schroder additionally spoke about Musk’s donations to the varsity. In the letter, he revealed that the business magnate made donations to Pretoria Boy’s High School on a variety of events.
He shared that there was a R1 million donation however Musk requested that he not be contacted after that.
“It is true that Elon Musk did, at my request, give a donation for R1 million. What is not true is that he disliked the country or the school so intensely that he told me not to approach him again,”
Schroder’s letter learn.
Speaking extra concerning the donation, Schroder stated it was upsetting that the quantity of money Musk donated was leaked. He defined that he and the varsity’s secretary labored exhausting to do the fundraising, studies IOL.
“Until the publication of this article, the only thing a member of the Pretoria boys high community would know is that Elon Musk did donate as his name appears on a donor board together with his year group, making no differentiation between some who gave R100 or R1million,”
learn the letter.
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