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  DO YOU HAVE YOUR CREDENTIALS?
 
By: Samantha Mikolajczyk
July 11, 2012

 
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Official Dress? Check. Wristband? Check. Credentials? Credentials, what are credentials?

This year at the 84th Texas FFA Convention many new changes are being introduced. One of the more technologically advanced changes isbeing a new system for delegate check-in. Tricia Sullivan, membership and data support specialist, and Tyler Wieghat, web development coordinator, have been “thinking about making it simpler” for a while. nowwith This new technology it has been made it possible.

The entirewhole process has changed; every voting delegate will receive a piece of paper with a unique barcode and their name-, which are being calledcredentials. All voting delegates will not onlystill be required to wear the wristbands, but alsonow bring their credentials to check in as a voting delegate.

These credentials will help make the process simpler and much more efficient. As because as each barcode is scanned, the individual is automatically checked in and added to each area’s count, making Sullivan’s job much simpler and lesssaving her some serious time consuming. While credentials are gscanned, a live feed, up on the main central screen whwill display adisplaying the count of each area’s voting delegates.

Credentials are beingthat was introduced just this year and are a new one, not even being used yet at the national level. New credential technology allows for a more effective method of registering delegates to the Texas FFA Convention. Changes such as the new credential system will help the Texas FFA continue to grow and develop into a more efficient organization. be one, and hopefully the system remains to be a flawless one.
 
 
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