Marquette University: Manitowoc Resident Lee Kummer to be Honored by Marquette Award to recognize service to the university

Released: April 22, 2005

MILWAUKEE- Lee H. Kummer of Manitowoc will be honored by the Marquette University Alumni Association with the Service to Marquette Award at its annual Alumni National Awards Dinner on Saturday, April 23.

Kummer, a partner with the law firm Kummer, Lambert & Fox, has been active within the Marquette community since graduating from the Marquette’s College of Engineering in 1974 serving as the president of the Marquette Club of Manitowoc/Sheboygan and as a member of the Marquette University Alumni Association National Board. He has single handedly recruited hundreds of students for Marquette, including four of his five children (the fifth is still in high school, but hopes to keep up the family tradition). Kummer received the College of Engineering Alumni Service Award in 1998, and is a member of the university’s 1881 Society. He is also a member of the University Athletic Council and has been an alumni representative on the NCAA recertification committee, which recently completed its self-study of the University’s athletic department.

The Alumni National Awards dinner is part of Marquette University’s Alumni Awards weekend, during which each college honors the contributions of their alumni and bestows awards on those demonstrating exceptional achievement.

For more information, please contact Brigid O’Brien, director of university communications at 414.288.7445.