PHUKET: Darasamuth Phuket School student AJ Grosvenor won first place at the national spelling competition in Bangkok on February 19.

The 10-year-old Por 4 student studies under Andy Dawson in the English Program at the school in Phuket Town.

Grosvenor won first place in the Phuket round, then first place again in the southern provinces round and completed his hat trick by ranking first in the whole country.