Kioceaia Stenson Holiday
Coach Kioceaia Stenson-Holiday received her Bachelor’s in Political Science from Spelman College in 2011. She later went on to obtain her Juris Doctorate from Emory University School of Law in 2014. Kioceaia joined the Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office in 2014. She is currently an Assistant Chief in the Career Criminal and Robbery Unit, where she prosecutes recidivist defendants and violent crimes.
Kioceaia has several years of Mock Trial experience (both as an Advocate and as a Coach). During her undergraduate career, she competed in AMTA as member of Spelman’s Mock Trial Society. As a 1L at Emory, Kioceaia competed on the BLSA’s Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Team; she returned to this team as a 2L and 3L as a Coach. While serving as a member of BLSA’s team, she was also a member of Emory’s Mock Trial Society where she also served on the executive board. As a member of Emory’s Mock Trial Society, she received awards as both a witness and an attorney. Upon graduation, due to her advocacy experience, Kioceaia was inducted in to the Order of Emory Advocates. Coach Kioceaia began working with Panther Mock Trial in 2018.