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Natosha Cummings Price

She was born in Muskogee, OK.
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Natosha Cummings-Price is a native from Muskogee, Oklahoma. She is the granddaughter of Naomi Cummings a Chouteau, Oklahoma native. In 1991, Natosha graduated from Muskogee High School and attended Central Arizona Jr. College as a basketball scholar and honor roll student-athlete. After receiving an associate's degree in Computer Information Systems in 1993, she was recruited by the State University of New York at Buffalo's (UB) Women's Basketball Team.

In 1995, she graduated from UB with a baccalaureate's degree in Urban Studies and Public Policy Making and went on to receive a master's degree in Higher Education Administration. She also received the UB Minority Higher Education and Business Administration scholarship. She was the first African-American female to graduate from UB's NCAA Division I Program. After working as an Admission's Advisor at UB for 2 years, Natosha went on to accept a position as the Coordinator of Student-Athlete Services.

Since 1996, Natosha has been the athletic director and basketball coach for the Girls Athletic League (GAL). She is the first African-American to assume these positions for GAL. As an active member of St. John Baptist Church, she is the Basketball Program Coordinator and the Secretary for the Supervisory Board of the St. John Baptist Church Federal Credit Union. As an active member of the Western New York community, Natosha also belongs to the Buffalo Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

In 1999, Mrs. Cummings-Price served as the Academic Specialist/Record Keeper for the Student Support Service Program as well as Assistant Women's Basketball Coach at Medaille College. She is the first African-American to ever coach at Medaille. In 2002, Natosha married Buffalo native Sherman Price. She is the proud mother of Niah and Christopher Price. Today, Natosha is the Lead Youth Development Counselor for the Youth Opportunity Movement. She monitors the academic, career and personal development services provided to youth.

"Education is key, anyone can take away a precious possessions, but no one can take away what you have learned."