The Transum name selecting application helps teachers choose students in a completely random way. Click on the select button to find one of the student. Name Picker: Slot Machine. This one lets you remove names after they've come up, so it's good for choosing presentation order. Click on “edit. Enter all names in the field below, each on a separate line: About This Tool. This online tool allows you quickly pick a random name (winner) from a list of names.