PHUKET: A local Phuket student is battling it out in the last rounds of The Star, a popular Thai singing competition broadcast on nationwide television every weekend.

Phuket Governor Maitri called on fellow Phuket residents to cast their votes in support of Natthawadee “Nong Nut” Dokkrathin, a student from Satree Phuket School, who is one of eight final contestants on the popular TV show.

The governor yesterday met with Pornthip Dokkrathin, Nong Nut’s mother, and Rawai Mayor Arun Soros.