Compass Academy is a private, non-profit school located in Conway, Arkansas. It was developed for children with developmental disabilities or difficulty adjusting in the public school setting. They believe each child has unique God-given gifts that need to be fostered, and are all capable of learning and thriving in an educational setting. Overall, the goal is to help each student meet his or her spiritual and academic potential. This investment into the future of the community through the younger generation is the reason Compass Academy is receiving the Spirit of Arkansas Award.