Former superintendent recovering after heart bypass surgery

David Wetzel, assistant professor of graduate education at Lincoln Memorial University (LMU), Harrogate, Tenn., and former superintendent of Elizabethton City Schools, underwent quadruple heart bypass surgery at Johnson City Medical Center on Tuesday.
   Wetzel was superintendent of Elizabethton City Schools from August 1986 to June 1995. He joined the LMU faculty in 1999.
   Wetzel is up and walking and on the road to recovery, according to a family member. He is expected to be released from the hospital early next week.