The HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) is a voluntary certification initiative recognizing those schools enrolled in Team Nutrition. Those schools have created healthier school environments through promotion of nutrition and physical activity. In 2010, First Lady Michelle Obama introduced Let’s Move!, incorporating HUSSC into her campaign to raise a healthier generation of kids. There are different HUSSC award levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Gold Award of Distinction.
To date, HUSSC awards have been given to schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. As of August 31, 2016, there are 4,661 schools certified (3,234 Bronze, 908 Silver, 330 Gold, and 189 Gold Award of Distinction).