Onslow County Chamber of Commerce names 2018 Woman of the Year

ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - One chamber of commerce in the east has chosen their 2018 Woman of the Year.

Pam Thomas, the Onslow County Board of Education chair, was chosen for the honor during the 74th Annual Jacksonville Onslow Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Celebration.

The award was presented by last year's winner, Ann Raymond.

Each year, the award is given to a woman who has "achieved the highest level of professional accomplishments and has devoted her time and energy to the betterment of Onslow County."

Thomas has served on the Onslow Board of Education since 2004 and has worked in education for the past 48 years.