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By Karla Pomeroy

A passion for 4-H and helping youth


October 1, 2016

Karla Pomeroy

Washakie County 4-H Educator Amber Armajo (right) checks out the apple chips 4-H member Philip Ellis made with Extension Educator Phyllis Lewis (not pictured) earlier in the day Thursday.

WORLAND - Washakie County 4-H Educator Amber Armajo has been a part of the 4-H family for more than 24 years.

As a youth, Armajo spent 10 years in 4-H in Hot Springs County. Armajo had mostly livestock projects in 4-H - horses, pigs, sheep and steer.

"My mom tried to get me to sew and I didn't. Looking back I wish I would have. So I will try to get my daughter sit with grandma and sew. It [4-H] would have been a great place to learn, but I was too busy with my animals."

Armajo said she was in 4-H and FFA in high school and working on her livestock projects was basically her "job" during the...

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