ADAM CONRAD GABRIELSEN BORN: SEPTEMBER 21, 1978 DIED: MARCH 23, 2002 Adam was blessed with Down Syndrome. He paved the way for special needs students to mainstream into general education in the Caldwell School District. The impact of his valiant spirit and courageous struggle for personal independence was felt within this school district and throughout the entire community. “GABE” So few words; So strong a voice. The scholarship recipient is selected through a combination nomination/application process.