U.S. Air Force airman Koliya Jenae Brielle Hicks graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. She also graduated from Tech School Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Mississippi. She will be stationed in Seoul, Korea.
She is the daughter of Scottie and Gwendelrae Hicks and sister of Jocelyn V.A. Hicks, all of Overland Park. Her grandparents are Billy D. and Linnetta A. Hill of Manhattan.
Koliya is a 2018 graduate of Shawnee Mission West High School, Overland Park.