Kyle Belanger is a sophomore from Anaheim Hills California. He is studying classics with a minor in history and he is also pursuing the Honors program. Kyle works for Dr. Kristian Heal on his project to write a biography of the Odes of Solomon, an early Christian ‘hymnal’ that was rediscovered in 1909. His current involvement in the project focuses on the initial scholarly reception of the Odes as well as the broader context of manuscript discovery in the 19th and 20th centuries. For leisure he is an avid golfer and he loves to experiment with cooking and baking new recipes. [2021]