All three BHS publications won All-State Gold awards.

The Buffalo High School yearbook, newspaper, and news web site all received All-State Gold Awards from the Minnesota High School Press Association at the State convention on October 8. All-State Gold is the highest honor a publication can earn from the MHSPA.

The yearbook was named Best-in-Show, making it the top yearbook in Minnesota. The Hoofprint newspaper and each took Second Place Best-in-Show honors. This was the best showing for BHS publications at the convention.
Several individual students won awards at the convention.
Ben Leipholtz won five state awards. He won First Place and honorable mention for best newspaper feature photo, Third Place for page one newspaper design, Second Place for website multimedia package, and First Place for Best Yearbook Feature Photo.
Jessi McMullen won honorable mention for editorial writing.
Erika Voeller won honorable mention for newspaper single page design.
Helaina von Bank won honorable mention for yearbook academic copy.
Brianna Christian won honorable mention for yearbook feature photo.
Nick Engfer won first place for yearbook sports photo.
Hannah Lindborg won first place for yearbook page deisgn.
Hope Mueller and Emily DeVore won first place for Yearbook Theme Concept.
The Hoofprint,, and Tatanka Yearbook are advised by Ryan McCallum