SOUTH BELOIT—A South Beloit student was among 15 students from throughout Illinois who were named winners in the annual Illinois American Water Art Contest.

Payton Adleman, a third grade student at Riverview Elementary School in South Beloit, was named a winner for her art submission.

Students in grades 3 through 5 were asked to create a piece of art that represented the importance of reliable water service.

Each of the 15 winners received a $100 donation to their classrooms.