AMHERST, Mass. - Aleksandr "Sasha" Senderovich, a senior at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received the first prize in this year''s Prize in Ethics Essay Contest of the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity. His essay, Tatyana''s Glory; or The Birth Pangs of a Civil Society. The Ethics of Normalcy in Present-day Russia, was selected from 433 entries submitted by students from more than 400 colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. The Foundation will be honoring Senderovich at a reception in New York City later this year.